There’s No Turning Back| Hook, Line, & Sinker

Eleven days into North Carolina’s Bluefin tuna season, treacherous winter weather in the Outer Banks fishing grounds forces captains to their limits. Southern boat, Reels of Fortune, holds a meager lead over last year’s local champion, Fishin’ Frenzy, while Northern boat, Hard Merchandise and local all-female team Reel Action have yet to catch a fish.…

It’s a Double on Deck! | Hook, Line, & Sinker

Each week, some boats hook a big one, some have a lot on the line, while others are sinking in the season.  This week, two North Carolina fishing veterans battle each other for top spot of the Outer Banks’ bluefin tuna fleet, and while one northern captain tries to improve southern relations, another captain banks…

Payload On The Line | Hook, Line & Sinker

A bridge, bombs and a few brave ladies rejigger the fleet on day three of Bluefin tuna fishing season in North Carolina’s Outer Banks. In the treacherous Oregon Inlet, part of the aptly named “Graveyard of the Atlantic,” the boats work to stay a float. Some rise to the top, bringing in big bucks while…

It All Comes Down to This: The Season Finale of Wicked Tuna is TONIGHT!

It’s the final week before the Atlantic Bluefin Tuna season in Gloucester, Massachusetts closes and the competition is so close, it will come down to the very last day of fishing to determine the winner. When a single tuna can be worth more than $20,000, it’s anybody’s game. Hard Merchandise holds a narrow lead of…

Persistence Pays Off for Pin Wheel: Wicked Tuna Catch of the Week

On week 14 of the Bluefin tuna season, with less than two weeks of fishing left, the top four Gloucester crews are locked in a tight race to be New England’s best Bluefin boat. With less than $11,000 – or one good Bluefin -­‐ separating the top boat and the vessel in fourth place on…

Payback’s a Fish: Wicked Tuna Catch of the Week

On week 12 of the North Atlantic Bluefin tuna season, a dry spell for Captain Dave Carraro has pushed last season’s champion to ask for help from his ally and fellow captain, TJ Ott of Hot Tuna. TJ made enormous strides last week, catching three fish to get within striking distance of the fleet’s leader…

Deckhand in Charge: Wicked Tuna Catch of the Week

On week 11 of the North Atlantic Bluefin tuna season, bad luck, bait problems, and big egos plague the Gloucester fleet. With only five weeks of fishing left before the season closes, hard-working Captain Dave Marciano of Hard Merchandise and his first mate and nephew, Jay Muenzner, are defying popular belief by being at the…

The Kelly Ann’s Back in Business: Wicked Tuna Catch of the Week

On week ten of the North Atlantic bluefin tuna season in Gloucester, Massachusetts, the competition is heating up, driving captains to push themselves and their crews to the brink with only six weeks of fishing left. On Kelly Ann, the future of Captain Paul Hebert’s tuna season hangs in the balance. At the end of…

Fish Out Of Water Quiz #5: Can You Spot the Difference?

Do you have a wicked good eye? See if you can spot the differences in this image. Find out the results below this clip from Sunday’s new episode of Wicked Tuna: Go Hard or Go Home! Quiz #5 Results: How many did you spot? Let us know in the comments! And don’t miss Wicked Tuna…

Paulie’s Payday: Wicked Tuna Catch of the Week

On week four of the North Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Season, Captain Paul Hebert fought to put his first tuna of the season on deck. While first mate Mauro and deckhand Kenny grew more anxious and frustrated each week without a catch, Paul tried to instill in them what years of experience commercial fishing have taught…