Michael Jordan, Crew Finish 9th in Fishing Tournament Despite 442.3-Pound Catch

Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan smiles as he greets people and hands out food for Thanksgiving to members of the community in Wilmington, N.C., Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

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Michael Jordan‘s boat finished ninth in the Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament for heaviest blue marlin thanks to a 442.3-pound fish reeled in last week.

The crew aboard Catch 23 were fifth in the competition after last Tuesday when they brought in the giant:

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Boat Catch 23 owned by Michael Jordan brings in a Marlin weighing 442.3 pounds. https://t.co/FMTV9WCKjd

They eventually slid down the leaderboard over the next few days, with Pelagic Hunter II finishing in first after catching a 495.2-pound marlin. The winners took home over $200,000 in prizes

The annual competition in Morehead City, N.C., had 205 boats participating in this year’s event.

Jordan previously said he has competed in marlin tournaments in the past, although this was his first within his home state of North Carolina.

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