MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. – A 16-year-old hauled in a massive blue marling during the Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament in Morehead City this week.

According to a post on the tournament’s Facebook page, E.J. Nettles is believed to be the first junior angler to ever weigh in a blue marlin at the Big Rock Tournament. The massive fish tipped the scale at a whopping 400.4 pounds. To be eligible for the tournament, blue marlins must weigh a minimum of 400 pounds.

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The largest marlin reeled in through the tournament was 518 pounds, caught by the boat Honey Hush.

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