Standing next to a wreath on an overcast Sunday evening, Brant McMullan began the awards ceremony for the Jolly Mon King Classic by talking about Scott Hewett.
The eulogy was not the way McMullan thought he’d have to begin the ceremony at the Ocean Isle Fishing Center for the two-day tournament, of which McMullan was the director.
But Hewett, the captain and owner of the Spring Run, died in a boating accident Saturday when he was caught in a fierce, fast-moving storm. He was 62.
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