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Experience the “World’s Luckiest Fishing Village”

Posted on Tuesday, July 14, 2015

The phrase “world’s luckiest fishing village” is a huge understatement for Captain Johnny Dorland and the crew of Cotton Patch. They reeled in the record breaking big one for the Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic 2015. Crew member Lance Hill fought the 899.6 pound winning blue marlin for nearly six hours. The record billfish was measured at 134-inches with a girth of 74-inches which earned Team Cotton Patch a payout of $195,277.   The Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic is hosted by Baytowne Marina at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. For thirteen years this event has attracted anglers and their families from all over. 78 teams compete for a... read more