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Grudge Matches and Catches on Wicked Tuna: Bad Blood

As the captains and crews of Wicked Tuna start their 12th week, the biggest bluefin tuna of the season finally arrive. With the opportunity to get big paychecks on the deck, the competition heats up and old grudges are renewed. No one has forgotten slights and jabs and as the fish bite, the Captains take…

Dr. Oakley, Yukon Vet Recap: Get Your Blow Gun

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It’s fall in the Yukon as Dr. Michelle Oakley preps for another brutal winter. Before the cold temperatures and snow kick in high gear, Michelle takes her middle daughter, Sierra, on a special road-trip to Alberta to show her in the ins and outs of being a vet at several wildlife parks in the area.…

Karma gets Reel on Wicked Tuna: Tuna Beta Kappa

It’s the eleventh week of Wicked Tuna and while some boats are struggling to get out of the red, others are bringing in the bounty. All the same, the captains and crew are reminded that this may be a competition, but ocean fishing is far from every man for himself. The sea is an unpredictable…

Dr. Oakley, Yukon Vet Recap: Reindeer Pains

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As one of the only vets for hundreds of miles across the remote, Yukon Territory, Dr. Michelle Oakley braces herself for a jam-packed week of appointments while her fire-fighting husband, Shane, gets called into work a few hundred miles north. Overbooked and overwhelmed, Dr. Oakley finds herself emotionally and physically pushed to the brim, as…

Chance, Luck, and Never Giving Up on Wicked Tuna: Blue Grit

It’s the tenth week of Bluefin season and Tuna.com is still in the number one spot in the Wicked Tuna fleet. Everyone is feeling the pressure; and for some of the captains, this is the hardest season they have ever faced. This is certainly true for The Miss Sambvca, which has only slid one bluefin…

Risky Business and Family Feuds on Wicked Tuna: Brotherly Shove

At the start of week nine, Tuna.com is holding a commanding lead over the Wicked Tuna fleet. However, everyone is experiencing an excruciating lull. All of the captains are looking at any legal means necessary to bring fish onto their boat, and nerves are rubbing raw. In the case of the two brothers on the…

Close Calls and Epic Fights on Wicked Tuna: Battle Royale

The Wicked Tuna fleet is pulling out all the stops in week eight. Tuna.com is fighting to keep a narrow lead over Hot Tuna and the time for fishing is winding down for the harpoon boat Lily. The weather is changing, the tuna are running deeper and it won’t be long until the season is…

Nasty Dispositions and Big Fish on Wicked Tuna: Bad Latitude

In week seven, the Wicked Tuna fleet is drifting through a major lull and growing desperate to catch fish. The Bluefin remain elusive, but tempers are easy to find. When no one is catching fish, there are plenty of places to lay the blame. Tuna.com is currently at the top of the leaderboard, but The…

Looking for Luck on Wicked Tuna: Mission Fishin’

The captains and crews of Wicked Tuna are heading into Week Six.  The Hot Tuna still sits at the top of the leaderboard, but the other boats are creeping up on the top spot. The captains are pulling out all the stops, even bringing their lucky charms along with them. Catching a tuna takes more…

Fishing by Numbers on Wicked Tuna: Bite Fight

It’s week five on Wicked Tuna and The Hot Tuna is soundly at the top of the leaderboard. The boats are desperate to catch up and no one seems to have an issue with fishing on another captain’s numbers. These carefully guarded geographic coordinates don’t seem to be much of a secret. The Pinwheel is…