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As crowds waited eagerly in front of the Port O'Connor weigh-in station, fishing crews returned to unload and measure the tuna, dolphinfish, wahoo, and, of course, blue marlin they had caught. The boat Let It Ride brought in the largest marlin, which weighed in at 584.5 pounds.

Spectators clap and cheer for crew members of the boat Let It Ride. Let It Ride brought in the largest blue marlin of any boat in the Poco Bueno fishing tournament. The fish weighed in at 584.5 pounds.

Published on July 20, 2013

Brance Nevarez, 2, of Port Lavaca, poses for a photo atop a blue marlin caught by the boat First Choice during the Poco Bueno fishing tournament.

Published on July 20, 2013

Verna Brunner, of Hallettsville, makes margaritas in her margarita machine during the Poco Bueno fishing tournament in Port O'Connor. Hundreds gathered in front of the weigh-in station to wait for returning boats to unload their catches.

Published on July 20, 2013

Candace Land, of Santa Fe, N.M., updates the rankings board during the Poco Bueno fishing tournament in Port O'Connor.

Published on July 20, 2013

Crew members of the boat Let It Ride exchange high-fives while posing for photos with the 584.5-pound blue marlin they caught during the Poco Bueno fishing tournament. Owned by Gary Edwards, the original Let It Ride was destroyed by fire last year and replaced before this year's tournament.

Published on July 20, 2013

Elizabeth Leopold, 1, splashes in a kiddie pool during the Poco Bueno fishing tournament in Port O'Connor. Many spectators brought collapsible tents and other gear for keeping cool while they waited for boats to return.

Published on July 20, 2013

Ross Brunner, left, of Victoria, and Larry Shaffer, of Lockhart, wear buffs to keep cool and protect against sun exposure during the Poco Bueno fishing tournament.

Published on July 20, 2013

Crew members of the boat Bimini Babe pose for photos with their prize catch, a 47-pound dolphinfish.

Published on July 20, 2013

A pelican flies past the Poco Bueno fishing tournament weigh-in station in Port O'Connor.

Published on July 20, 2013

Weigh-in crew member Adam Smith examines a fish during the Poco Bueno fishing tournament in Port O'Connor.

Published on July 20, 2013

Lane Puckett, 6, of Victoria, tries to catch a frisbee thrown by his father, Dane Puckett, during the Poco Bueno fishing tournament in Port O'Connor..

Published on July 20, 2013

A 584.5-pound blue marlin caught by crew members of the boat Let It Ride is hoisted up at the Poco Bueno fishing tournament weigh-in station in Port O'Connor. The marlin was the largest one caught during the tournament.

Published on July 20, 2013

Weigh-in personnel struggle to hoist up a 584-pound blue marlin caught by crew members of the boat Let It Ride during the Poco Bueno fishing tournament. The fish was the largest marlin caught by any boat in the tournament.

Published on July 20, 2013