His winning 50.4 – pound King earned overall prize money of $58,413.
Anglers fishing from 323 boats competed in the popular event that had been postponed from – due to bad weather.
The top 17 finishers weighed in king mackerel exceeding 30 pounds each!
Second place and $33,233 went to Team Onslow Bay and angler Brad Knight with a 37.75-pound king. Taking third place was Cape Carteret fisherman C. Mark Henderson who netted a fish of 37.55 pounds and won $18,615!
Reprinted from the Charlotte Observer.