With an impressive 737 lb. blue marlin, Walk West, a Viking 55 with captained by Raleigh Morrison, became this year’s Texas Legends Billfish Tournament winners. This was the largest blue ever weighed in Port Aransas.
Backlash, Capt. K.T. Scott, followed in second with Draggin’ Up, Capt. Kevin Deerman, in third.
White Marlin Open—Weighing in at 97 pounds, the Canyon Blues team, out of Ocean City, MD, not only moved to first place but weighed the third largest white marlin in the history of the 47-year White Marlin Open.
Canyon Blues also took $1.5 million from the second place 77-pound white marlin caught by Drillin & Billin, out of Hatteras, NC, on Friday. Drillin & Billin is still winning over $1.5 million for the second-place white, according to a tournament report. The Crisdel out of Islamorada, FL weighed a 77-pound white on Saturday good for third place and $90,000. The fish was taken by Frank Criscola from Bedminster, NJ.