Category 1 - Team Award
Place Boats Name Points Prize
1st Uno Mas 770 $33,017
2nd Ann Warrick Brad Diaz (Captain) 630 $19,810
3rd Rigged Up WATSON CAVINESS (Captain) 630 $13,207
Category 1 - Most Points Each Day
Day Boats Name Points Prize
Tuesday Uno Mas 140 $5,438
Wednesday Rigged Up WATSON CAVINESS (Captain) 420 $5,438
Thursday Uno Mas 350 $5,438
Friday Waste Knot Barry Sawyer (Captain) 350 $5,438
Category 1 - First Billfish Release Each Day
Day Boats Name Prize
Tuesday J&B Skip Dickson (Angler) $1,436
Wednesday Rigged Up Page Robertson (Angler) $1,436
Thursday Rigged Up Page Robertson (Angler) $1,436
Friday Viking 70 Don Gemmell (Angler) $1,436
Category 1 - Game Fish Award - Dolphin
Place Boats Name weight Prize
1st Smoker Parker Byrd (Angler) tbd $1,994
2nd Viking 62 Hank Sibley (Angler) tbd $1,196
3rd J&B Russ Tutar (Mate) tbd $797
Category 1 - Game Fish Award - Yellow Fin Tuna
Place Boats Name weight Prize
Winner Take All Waste Knot Mike Spencer (Angler) tbd $3,987
2nd
3rd
Category 1 - Game Fish Award - Wahoo
Place Boats Name weight Prize
1st BILL COLLECTOR Dudley Duncan (Angler) tbd $1,994
2nd Huntress Jay Doley (Angler) tbd $1,196
3rd Salvation Pam Simmons (Lady Angler) tbd $797
Category II - Heaviest Blue Marlin - Jackpot 1
Place Boats Name Points Prize
1st Waste Knot Barry Sawyer (Captain) 210 $18,233
2nd Hog Wild Jim Horning (Captain) 210 $10,940
3rd Sniper Jimmy Bayne (Captain) 210 $7,293
Category III - Heaviest Blue Marlin - Jackpot 2
Place Boats Name Points Prize
Winner Take All Waste Knot Barry Sawyer (Captain) 210 $33,000
Category IV - Top Billfish by Team - Jackpot 1
Place Boats Name Points Prize
1st Uno Mas 770 $28,050
2nd Ann Warrick Brad Diaz (Captain) 630 $16,830
3rd Rigged Up WATSON CAVINESS (Captain) 630 $11,220
Category V - Winner Take All Team - Jackpot 2
Place Boats Name Points Prize
Winner Take All Uno Mas 770 $55,000
Lay Day Calcutta
Place Boats Name Prize
Winner Take All BILL COLLECTOR Stephen Draughon (Captain) $1,700
Top Male Angler
Place Boats Name Points Prize
Winner Take All Sniper Dan Stefano (Angler) 350 Award
Top Lady Angler
Place Boats Name Points Prize
Winner Take All Inspiration Caroline Henry (Angler) 280 Award
Top Youth Angler
Place Boats Name Points Prize
Winner Take All Hog Wild JIMMIE HORNING (Junior Angler) 350 Award

BIG GAME BLOG

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 4:56pm
Thank you to everyone who participated in this year's 25th Alice Kelly Ladies Memorial Billfish Tournament! This year's Tournament was another successful and exciting one with 64 boats fishing in this years event. Your leaderboard results are posted below.Congratulations to all of this year's winners!  LEADERBOARD RESULTS  08/11/2013: Top Boat: 1st. Triple 7, Charles Haywood (Captain) 350 Pts...
Friday, July 4, 2014 - 4:34pm
Another great Small Fry Tournament in the books! Although we had to shorten it down to own day due to Hurricane Arthur, fun was still had by all! Congratulations to everyone and thanks to all that participated. We hope to see you all again next year! Category 1 Spot 1st: Max Sarlo 2nd: Parker Davis 3rd: Max Sarlo Bluefish 1st: Mac Dahlquist 2nd: Kennedy Bowman 3rd: Justin Early Category 2...
Friday, July 4, 2014 - 1:19pm
“National Geographic Channel will host a premiere screening of its new series, Wicked Tuna: North vs. South on Thursday, August 14th at 8:00PM in The Pavilion at Pirate's Cove Marina. The new series was shot on location in the Outer Banks and features local fishermen as they battle Northern captains from the original Wicked Tuna series during North Carolina’s competitive bluefin fishing season....
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 10:45am
The Eleventh Annual Carolina Boat Builders Tournament dates have been set for July 24th - 27th, 2014. The tournament is now open to all boats, custom and production!Each year the Dare County Boat Builders Foundation raises funds for scholarships for local students interested in a career in the marine industry or boat building.  We invite you to fish our tournament and we are grateful for your...
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 3:46pm
  The dates for the Pirate's Cove Tournament Series are as follows:   Small Fry Kids Tournament: July 3rd and 4th Alice Kelly Memorial Ladies Billfish Tournament: August 9th and 10th  Pirate's Cove Billfish Tournament: August 11th - 15th 
Friday, August 30, 2013 - 11:47am
FISHING TACKLE FLEA MARKET   WHEN: October 12 2013 | 7 AM - 10 AM WHERE: The Pavilion at Pirate's Cove Marina   WHAT:    COME TO SHOP  FREE ADMISSION   COME TO SELL BOOTH - $30.00 DOUBLE BOOTH - $50.00Fishing Tackle   Hunting Gear Marine Equipment Nautical Decor Boat Accessories Dock Box Sales Custom Rods, Reels, Lures   FOR INFORMATION &...
Friday, August 16, 2013 - 11:21pm
  Welcome to Day 4, and the final day, of the Pirate's Cove 30th Billfish Tournament! Conditions offshore were rougher today and several boats turned back, however several charged onward and brought in over 69 fish. We ended up over 310 fish entered in this tournament.   A big congratulations to all of our winners!   Scores for Friday have your top 10 boats as follows: 1. Sniper 1400...
Thursday, August 15, 2013 - 11:30pm
*Revised post, Friday, 7:45pm*   Welcome to Day 3 of the Pirate's Cove 30th Billfish Tournament! We had 132 fish entered today which means it was a good day of fishing offshore. 8 White Marlin were entered by your leader, The Sniper, taking them to a total of 1250 points. Rigged Up added 7 White Marlin to their total which puts them in 2nd place with 960 points. The Obsession is holding on...
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - 10:15pm
Welcome to Day 2 of the Pirate's Cove 30th Billfish Tournament! As we predicted most of our tournament boats took a Lay Day today. However, we did have several boats that braved the rougher seas, and several made the trip offshore worth it. The Skirt Chaser and Weldor’s Ark were amongst those boats who made it in to our top ten list today. Thirty fish were entered and your updated top ten list is...
Tuesday, August 13, 2013 - 8:38pm
The 30th Pirate’s Cove Billfish Tournament started off strong with our tournament boats entering 79 fish in all. The catch of the day went to Rigged Up who weighed in a beautiful 400.1 lb. Blue Marlin (see photo below). The Sniper released 7 White Marlin and 1 Blue Marlin. The Trophy Hunter followed with a total of 4 White Marlin and 1 Blue Marlin. A cold front is moving through the area tonight...

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