Four county competitors landed the four heaviest fish in the 31st annual U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament over the weekend in Southport.
Larry L. Deal of Oak Island and the Mako Warrior crew won $25,000 by landing a 40.30-pound king mackerel.
John N. Brown of Bolivia and the M&M crew won $10,000 by landing a 38-pound king mackerel.
Mike L. Wright of Southport and the Spread M. Wide crew won $5,000 by landing a 36.05-pound king mackerel.
Derek Savage of Holden Beach and the Twister crew won $2,500 by landing a 35.80-pound king mackerel.