Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic
The Ultimate Fishing Tournament
in Destin, Florida
Where – Baytowne Marina
When – June 20 to June 24, 2012
Open to the public
Ranked as one of the Top Ten Big Money tournaments in the world, the Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic is the fastest growing billfishing tournament on the Gulf Coast of Florida. Sanctioned by the World Billfish Series and part of the IGFA Offshore World Championship, this event gives serious angling teams their shot at winning a huge payout while receiving the royal treatment from this Destin, Florida fishing events’ hosts and sponsors.
The Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic is a “modified release” tournament. Blue Marlin are the only billfish that may be weighed with one of the highest minimum lengths on the gulf coast. Release points are awarded for blue marlin, white marlin, sailfish and spearfish. With cash categories for dolphin, tuna and wahoo as well as individual angler trophies, fishermen have a multitude of ways to state their claim on Destin fishing tournament history.