2017 Tournament


Aries Wins 2017 Mississippi Gulf Coast Billfish Classic With 668.77-Pound Blue Marlin Biloxi, Mississippi: Aries is the first sign in zodiac astrology and is associated with energy and fire. Those traits also apply to Team Aries, which earned the top tournament award in the 2017 Mississippi Gulf Coast Billfish Classic that concluded Sunday morning. Owner/captain [...]

2015 Tournament


Eighteen-year-old Katie Gonsoulin and her team aboard Done Deal were the big winners of the 2015 Mississippi Gulf Coast Billfish Classic after weighing the largest blue marlin, a 587.3-pounder, late Saturday evening. The crew took home a check for $236,050 after the Sunday morning awards ceremony at the host Golden Nugget Casino Resort. That hefty [...]

2012 Tournament


2012 MGCBC Winner | Photo by Alaric Lambert The Billfish Classic is widely known as the premier billfish tournament event in the entire Gulf of Mexico. Going into its sixteenth year, the event is popular for its fantastic offshore bite, record breaking fish, millions in cash payouts, exciting atmosphere and high energy gaming and entertainment [...]

2010 Tournament


2010 Tournament Information "On April 20, 2010, the DeepWater Horizon drilling rig exploded killing 11 platform workers and injuring 17 others. The result of the explosion also caused a leak that resulted in a release of about 4.9 million barrels of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico."(*) "The spill is causing extensive damage to [...]