Fish the Blue Marlin ClassicPosted on 06/19/14
Do you love to fish the waters near your Destin home or real estate in South Walton? Well, gas up the boat and make your way to Baytowne Marina. One of the most exciting fishing tournaments on the Gulf Coast, the Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic, is in full swing!
If you own a home on the Emerald Coast then you know fishing tournaments are one of the most popular ways to spend your time, right up there with shopping and going to the beach. But, June is an especially busy fishing month with many of the most desirable, and delicious, fish being in season.
The Blue Marlin Classic is a popular event for locals, tourists and even celebrities to attend. This year’s tournament will run through June 22 and includes many fun event to attend, including the Captain’s party and the evening weigh-in, perfect to attend even if you don’t fish.
Come out to the evening weigh-ins at the Baytowne Marina to enjoy the excitement of the tournament as each boat brings in the catch. The fisherman will be bringing in a range of species including varieties of tuna and, of course, Blue Marlin. In recent years, record breaking fish have been brought in including two marlin over 1,000 pounds! Come out and enjoy this fun, family-friendly event along the beaches of South Walton while staying a Scenic 30A rental with Southern!