Tuesday, June 22, 2010


Lack of license could cost fishing tournament winner $900,000 : News-Record.com : Greensboro & the Triad's most trusted source for local news and analysis: "One crew member's lack of a fishing license may cost a boat more than $900,000 in prize money in the Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament in North Carolina.

Andy Thomossan, the fisherman who caught a record-setting 883-pound blue marlin June 14, said tournament officials stripped the Hatteras-based boat Citation of the title and the $912,825 from the total $1.66 million purse, The Daily News of Jacksonville reported today.

'No record. No money. No fish. No nothing,' Thomossan said, adding that the rul
es violation was that one crew member didn't have the required fishing license."

Hat tip to Randy Johnson.

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