Due to the Blue Marlin Grand Championship and high volume of tournament yachts participating in the event this weekend, temporary slips and dockage is unavailable to boaters wishing to attend the weigh-ins or visit the Wharf during the event.
We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience.
The weigh-ins will be broadcast live on NBC 15 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Saturday and streaming live at BlueMarlinGrandChampionship.com Friday and Saturday.
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You Never Know - The 2016 Blue Marlin Grand Champion
806.8lb Blue Marlin - Josh Goodson, Angler - Capt. Joey Birbeck, Captain - Thomas Turner, owner
45.2lb Dolphin - James Petro, Angler - Capt. David Powell, Captain
Pour Intentions - 2nd Place Tournament
455.5lb Blue Marlin - Andrew Smoker, Angler
Share E - 3rd Place Tournament
652.8lb Blue Marlin - Sherry Polk, Angler
Mollie - 4th Place Tournament
666.4lb Blue Marlin - Ryan Long, Angler
Final Wrap-Up from the Championship
by Capt. Dave Lear
You Never Know! Wins 2016 Grand Championship - Posted: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 8:32 AM
The Wharf; Orange Beach, Alabama:
You Never Know! settled the score once and for all at the 2016 Blue Marlin Grand Championship by grabbing the lion’s share of the $1,463,250 purse. After bringing in an 806.8-pound blue marlin to The Wharf Marina and Entertainment Complex early Saturday evening, the team earned the Grand Champion title and a check for $365,175. Josh Goodson was the angler who outlasted the winning fish, with Capt. Joey Birbeck manning the helm. Thomas Turner of Bat (read more)