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The Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic!

fishing rodeo jumping marlinThe Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic is a family friendly event in Destin that kicks off this Wednesday! This tournament has set the precedent for world-class fishing tournaments and is hosted at the Village of Baytowne Wharf near your vacation rental in Destin.

The event starts on June 22, 2016 and ends on June 26, 2016 and promises five days packed full of fun and fishing that you don’t want to miss! There are over 60 teams registered to compete in the event. Want to join them? Hop on a boat and reel in some fun! Or,simply head to the weigh-ins on Friday or Saturday at the Baytowne Marina. Both are free and open to the public.

The tournament handed out over $1 million in total cash awards last year and holds the record for the biggest cash payout in the Gulf. Awards including Top Blue Marlin, Top Release Teams, Top Dolphin, and Top Crew are just a few examples of the multiple awards given throughout the event.

The Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic supports multiple Destin organizations including Harvest House Food Bank and Hosanna House for Abused Women, Sandestin Foundation for Kids, and Florida Department of Environmental Protection Clean Marina Program. The Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic is one of our favorite things to do in Destin and we want you to be a part of it!

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