Tag archives for Bluefin

Wicked Tuna’s Final Fishdown and Live Aftershow

After weeks of fishing filled with treacherous conditions, multi-day trips, sleepless nights and record-breaking catches, the North Atlantic bluefin season is coming to a close and the captains of National Geographic Channel’s hit series Wicked Tuna are in a fierce battle to the finish. Tempers flare and the pressure builds as captains and crews reach…

May the Fish Be With You

It’s week three of the North Atlantic bluefin tuna season, and while several boats in the Gloucester fleet look to keep their hot streaks going, others are off to a slow start and must rely on help from elsewhere to get their fishing back on track. Looking to distance themselves from the rest of their…

Captain Paul Is Back In the Game Tonight on Wicked Tuna

It’s week two of the North Atlantic bluefin tuna season and the new Maine father-daughter operation the Erin & Sarah tops the earnings after landing the highest quality fish last week. Fishing against the Gloucester fleet in his local Portland-waters paid off for the new captain and solidified his reputation as “the boat to beat.”…

Wicked Tuna Is Back Tonight for a 5th Season

Tonight, on an all-new season of Wicked Tuna, the fishermen of Gloucester, Massachusetts, are setting out on the first day of the North Atlantic Bluefin Tuna season, each with something to prove to the rest of the fleet and money to make. With the first fish of the season potentially worth up to $20,000 dollars,…

Double Trouble: Catch of the Week | Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks

Time is disappearing and so are the fish. The captains and crew are desperate for some final catches, but the impending annual migration heightens the pressure as one father and son team struggle to see eye-to-eye. After a recent slip-up from Austin which cost the Doghouse crew a yellowfin catch, Captain Britton Shackelford is determined…

Fishin’ Frenzy Strikes Again: Catch of the Week | Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks

In North Carolina’s bluefin tuna fleet, family is at the forefront of the fight to fish hard and make money, and one crew member faces a family emergency unfolding on land that tests his resolve on the water. While the Fishin’ Frenzy has enjoyed a successful season so far, the boat remains a close second…

Boats Over Troubled Waters

Captain Charlie Griffin of Reels of Fortune has the top earning of the fleet, but is not immune to the troubled waters our fishermen seem to have found themselves in. After hitting the Oregon Inlet’s infamous Bonner Bridge, a $10,000 repair bill has left him struggling to break even. Meanwhile Dave Marciano, who also had a…

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…

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…

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…