Big Ones Come In At Billfish Classic

Two huge fish were hauled in on day one of the 2001 Gulf Coast Billfish Classic. Friday Afternoon a 520.7 pound Blue Marlin was landed by Dee Lovelace aboard the boat "Cajun Dancer." If that one hold up all weekend, they'll take the 100 thousand dollar first prize. Gerald Granger and the crew on board the boat "Mollie" fought their 445.5 pound Yellowfin Tuna for 50 minutes before they got him on the boat. Granger got his prize to the scales at about 8:30 Friday Night. The scales at the Isle Of Capri Casino open on Saturday from 4 until 11pm.