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Nags Head in Dare County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Giant Bluefin Tuna

 
 
Giant Bluefin Tuna Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, August 12, 2014
1. Giant Bluefin Tuna Marker
Inscription.  
NC State Record
805.5 lbs.
Caught March 12, 2011,
aboard the "Sea Breeze"
40 mi. SE of Oregon Inlet
Angler: Corey Schultz
Capt: Ned Ashby
Mate: George Cecil
Mounted by: Gray Taxidermy

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsSports. A significant historical date for this entry is March 12, 1891.
 
Location. 35° 47.82′ N, 75° 32.85′ W. Marker is in Nags Head, North Carolina, in Dare County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Oregon Inlet Road (State Highway 12) and State Highway 12 when traveling south. The marker is located on the grounds of the Oregon Inlet Fishing Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 98 NC 12, Nags Head NC 27959, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bodie Island Lighthouse (approx. 1.7 miles away); All for Safe Passage (approx. 1.7 miles away); Bodie Island Light Station (approx. 1.8 miles away); Pea Island Lifesavers (approx. 6.3 miles away); Gulls and Terns (approx. 6.3 miles away); Fish & Wildlife Service
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(approx. 6.3 miles away); Charles Kuralt Trail (approx. 6.4 miles away); Battle of Roanoke Island (approx. 9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nags Head.
 
Giant Bluefin Tuna Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, August 12, 2014
2. Giant Bluefin Tuna Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 1, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 508 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 1, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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