The 17th annual Hatteras Village Offshore Open kicked off Wednesday and wrapped up today with thirty-four boats on the open waters.
Forecasters were calling for cloudy skies and and a pretty good chance of the thunderstorms, but sunny skies and warm weather prevailed for the anglers.
Cash prizes and trophies were awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in different categories.
HVOO started in 1994 and has become a unique tournament enjoyed by local captains and fisherman, as well as visitors who all share a love for Hatteras waters.
Be part of some of these tournaments coming up:
Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament June 10-18
Hatteras Marlin Club Tournament June 19-25
Hatteras Grand Slam Billfish Tournament July 8-9