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2022 Tournament Schedule:

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2022 42nd Annual Swansboro Rotary Bluewater Tournament Book
Tournament Book
Check out the 2022 Swansboro Rotary Memorial Day Bluewater Tournament Book!

Online Registration

Online Registration is CLOSED

Online Registration ended at midnight on May 29

Captains’ Party & Registration

Thursday, May 26, 2022 6:30 PM

Open Bar & Food
Sponsored by Boro Restaurant & Bar
Jack’s Waterfront Bar in downtown Morehead City

Bluewater Captains’ Meeting

Thursday, May 26, 2022 8 PM

Jack’s Waterfront Bar in downtown Morehead City

Bluewater Fishing Days & Times

Friday, Sunday & Monday - May 27-30, 2022

NO FISHING SATURDAY DUE TO WEATHER

Captain’s Choice 2 out of 3 Days
Lines in the water from 9 AM - 3 PM
Scales open 4 PM at Big Rock Landing

Awards Ceremony

TBD

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Supporting NCLEAP
$30,000 given to NC LEAP in 2021 from 50/50 Dolphin TWT to support their mission!

2022 Top Earnings

Prize Boat/Team Name City, State
$113,475 The General Atlantic Beach, NC
$73,312 Saving Grace Palm Beach FL
$56,425 Annie O Atlantic Beach, NC
$53,125 Weldors Ark Greenville, NC
Prize Boat/Team Name City, State
$113,475 The General Atlantic Beach, NC
$73,312 Saving Grace Palm Beach FL
$56,425 Annie O Atlantic Beach, NC
$53,125 Weldors Ark Greenville, NC

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Latest Hookups/Releases

Monday, May 30

Boat/Team Name Hookup Time Last Status
Annie O 5:33pm Weighed a 36.4lb. Dolphin
Hammer Time 2:51pm Released a Blue Marlin @ 3:32pm
Diamond Girl 2:28pm Released a Blue Marlin @ 2:51pm
Carterican 1:42pm Weighed a 430.1lb. Blue Marlin @ 5:15pm
Blue Bill 1:29pm Released a White Marlin @ 2:27pm
Boat/Team Name Hookup Time Last Status
Annie O 5:33pm Weighed a 36.4lb. Dolphin
Hammer Time 2:51pm Released a Blue Marlin @ 3:32pm
Diamond Girl 2:28pm Released a Blue Marlin @ 2:51pm
Carterican 1:42pm Weighed a 430.1lb. Blue Marlin @ 5:15pm
Blue Bill 1:29pm Released a White Marlin @ 2:27pm

Check out all the day’s Hookups and Releases. Follow the updates as they happen!

2022 Official Leader Board:

Level I - Bluewater:

Rank Points/Weight Capt./Angler Boat/Team Name City, State TWTs
Billfish
1 1800 ptsHunter BlountSaving GracePalm Beach, FLB F
2 1500 ptsJohn RobertsWeldors ArkGreenville, NCA B C D E
3 1275 ptsBrent GaskillBuilders ChoiceHarkers Island, NCA B C D E
Wahoo
1      
Yellowfin Tuna
1      
Dolphin
1 36.4 lbsNathan Hill NewlinAnnie OAtlantic Beach, NCA B C D E
Rank Points/Weight Capt./Angler Boat/Team Name City, State TWTs
Billfish
1 1800 ptsHunter BlountSaving GracePalm Beach, FLB F
2 1500 ptsJohn RobertsWeldors ArkGreenville, NCA B C D E
3 1275 ptsBrent GaskillBuilders ChoiceHarkers Island, NCA B C D E
Wahoo
1      
Yellowfin Tuna
1      
Dolphin
1 36.4 lbsNathan Hill NewlinAnnie OAtlantic Beach, NCA B C D E

Lady Angler:

Rank Weight/Points Species/Release Angler Boat/Team Name City, State
1 300 ptsBlue MarlinSara Hanna FortierFin PlannerOregon Inlet, NC
Rank Weight/Points Species/Release Angler Boat/Team Name City, State
1 300 ptsBlue MarlinSara Hanna FortierFin PlannerOregon Inlet, NC

Junior Angler:

Rank Weight/Points Species/Release Angler Boat/Team Name City, State
1 456.7 ptsBlue MarlinConnor DanielMarlin FeverMorehead City, NC
Rank Weight/Points Species/Release Angler Boat/Team Name City, State
1 456.7 ptsBlue MarlinConnor DanielMarlin FeverMorehead City, NC

Level II - Most Billfish Points:

Rank Points Capt./Angler Boat/Team Name City, State TWTs
1 1500 ptsJohn RobertsWeldors ArkGreenville, NCA B C D E
2 1275 ptsBrent GaskillBuilders ChoiceHarkers Island, NCA B C D E
3 1200 ptsChris GornellFin PlannerOregon Inlet, NCA B C D E
Rank Points Capt./Angler Boat/Team Name City, State TWTs
1 1500 ptsJohn RobertsWeldors ArkGreenville, NCA B C D E
2 1275 ptsBrent GaskillBuilders ChoiceHarkers Island, NCA B C D E
3 1200 ptsChris GornellFin PlannerOregon Inlet, NCA B C D E

Level III - Largest Blue Marlin Over 400 lbs./110″:

Rank Weight Capt./Angler Boat/Team Name City, State TWTs
1 532.70 lbsDon WehnerThe GeneralAtlantic Beach, NCA B C D E F
2 456.70 lbsConnor DanielMarlin FeverMorehead City, NCA B C D E F
3 430.10 lbsDerek BeuteCartericanMorehead City, NCA B C D E
Rank Weight Capt./Angler Boat/Team Name City, State TWTs
1 532.70 lbsDon WehnerThe GeneralAtlantic Beach, NCA B C D E F
2 456.70 lbsConnor DanielMarlin FeverMorehead City, NCA B C D E F
3 430.10 lbsDerek BeuteCartericanMorehead City, NCA B C D E

Level IV - Most Release Points:

Rank Points Capt./Angler Boat/Team Name City, State TWTs
1 1500 ptsJohn RobertsWeldors ArkGreenville, NCA B C D E
2 1275 ptsBrent GaskillBuilders ChoiceHarkers Island, NCA B C D E
3 1200 ptsChris GornellFin PlannerOregon Inlet, NCA B C D E
Rank Points Capt./Angler Boat/Team Name City, State TWTs
1 1500 ptsJohn RobertsWeldors ArkGreenville, NCA B C D E
2 1275 ptsBrent GaskillBuilders ChoiceHarkers Island, NCA B C D E
3 1200 ptsChris GornellFin PlannerOregon Inlet, NCA B C D E

Level V - Winner Take All First Blue Marlin Over 500 lbs.:

Rank Weight Capt./Angler Boat/Team Name City, State TWTs
1 532.70 lbsDon WehnerThe GeneralAtlantic Beach, NCA B C D E F
Rank Weight Capt./Angler Boat/Team Name City, State TWTs
1 532.70 lbsDon WehnerThe GeneralAtlantic Beach, NCA B C D E F

Level VI - NCLEAP 50/50 Dolphin Winner Take All:

Rank Weight Capt./Angler Boat/Team Name City, State TWTs
1 36.40 lbsMatthew KendrickAnnie OAtlantic Beach, NCA B C D E
Rank Weight Capt./Angler Boat/Team Name City, State TWTs
1 36.40 lbsMatthew KendrickAnnie OAtlantic Beach, NCA B C D E

Level VII - Billfish NON-SONAR Release:

Rank Points Capt./Angler Boat/Team Name City, State TWTs
1 1800 ptsHunter BlountSaving GracePalm Beach, FLB F
2 1200 ptsBarry DanielsSkirtchaserOregon Inlet, NCA B C D E F
3 600 ptsWade FicklingLabradorMorehead City, NCA B C D E F
Rank Points Capt./Angler Boat/Team Name City, State TWTs
1 1800 ptsHunter BlountSaving GracePalm Beach, FLB F
2 1200 ptsBarry DanielsSkirtchaserOregon Inlet, NCA B C D E F
3 600 ptsWade FicklingLabradorMorehead City, NCA B C D E F
  • TWT(s):
  • A = II - Most Billfish Points,
  • B = III - Largest Blue Marlin > 400 lbs.,
  • C = IV - Most Release Points,
  • D = V - WTA First Blue Marlin > 500 lbs.,
  • E = VI - 50/50 Dolphin WTA,
  • F = VII - Billfish NON-SONAR Release

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