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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…

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…

After week two of the North Atlantic Bluefin tuna fishing season, Gloucester’s top boats are vying for their share of the huge paydays these giant fish can bring. And on the latest episode of Wicked Tuna: Anchor Anger, rivalries reach an all-time high as tensions spill over onto the dock. Dave Marciano is no stranger…

On the first day of the new Bluefin tuna fishing season in Gloucester, Massachusetts, every captain in the fleet wants the same thing–to land the coveted first tuna of the year. Dave Carraro, captain of Fishing Vessel Tuna Dot Com, caught double the number of Bluefin of any other skipper last season, and this year,…

Last year, one Gloucester captain dominated and outmaneuvered the entire fleet despite a difficult fishing season. But this season, the fish are larger, the competition is tougher and the top spot on the leaderboard is up for grabs once again. Wicked Tuna returns with an all-new season of peril and paydays on the high seas…

Get an an exclusive sneak-peek at the action-packed new season of Wicked Tuna this Saturday at 9/8c in the special compilation episode, Wicked Tuna: Masters of Bluefin and don’t miss the Season 4 premiere this Sunday at 9/8c! As the North Atlantic bluefin tuna season is about to open, take a look back at the…

As breakdowns and bad luck plague various boats in the Outer Banks’ Bluefin tuna fleet, it remains to be seen if a Northern boat will rise to the top of the leaderboard for the first time. On southern boat Wahoo, brothers Reed and Banks Meredith are currently the top-earning tuna boat in the fleet. But…

With more than a third of the Carolina bluefin tuna quota already filled, everyone in the fleet feels the pressure to fish at every opportunity. So when an Atlantic Ocean winter storm system whips up rough seas and ice in the local harbor, it forces northern and southern captains to take huge risks to fish…

It’s early in the Outer Banks Bluefin tuna season, but it’s already obvious that even an experienced fisherman might not have what it takes to survive in this hyper-competitive fishery. The animosity between southern and northern boats reaches a fever pitch, while the longstanding rivalry between two southern boats raises the stakes for the whole…

When another Northern boat comes steaming into the Outer Banks, the Southerners fear a full-scale invasion of the fishery. While some take drastic action to send a warning to their new rivals, others double down on their efforts to start bringing in Bluefin and guarantee their own fair share of the quota. For Tyler McLaughlin…

The long, cold winter has just hit New England, and while the bluefin tuna season has come to an end in Gloucester, Mass., it’s just getting started in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. After a disappointing season, several of Gloucester’s top fishermen head south to try to salvage their finances by fishing for the…

It was a full house last night on “Reel Talk Live.” Captains TJ Ott, Dave Marciano, Tyler McLaughlin, Dave Carraro, and Paul Hebert, plus crew members Tim Ott, Justin Deluca, Garon Mailman, and Bruce Hebert sat down in studio to discuss the latest season of Wicked Tuna. Immediately after last night’s season finale of Wicked Tuna, host Mike Salk joined…

On the season finale of Wicked Tuna, the entire fleet is battling for one last paycheck and the second-place slot on the leaderboard. No one is beating FV-Tuna.com, but the other boats aren’t giving up. One fish can make a difference, especially in such a tough season. While the DotCom is riding high, everyone else…

With only one week left in the North Atlantic bluefin fishing season, the Gloucester fleet is set for a final showdown in a bid to catch the last ““monstah”” tuna of the year. FV-Tuna.com has a commanding lead, leaving Hard Merchandise, Miss Sambvca and The Hot Tuna to battle for second place. On Pin Wheel,…

On the fourth episode of Reel Talk, Captains TJ Ott, Dave Marciano, and Dave Carraro were live in studio for the web-based aftershow. The three captains of Hot Tuna, Hard Merchandise, and FV-Tuna.com sat down to discuss everything from rescues to pet rivalries, and catching sharks to dream celebrity fishing companions. But first things first, host Mike Salk must…

At the start of week 14, FV- Tuna.com is dominating the Wicked Tuna fleet with a more than $60,000 lead on the second place Hot Tuna. There are only two weeks left to bring in fish and pay the bills. Dave on the Dot Com has no plans on packing up and pulling out when…

There are only three weeks left of the bluefin season for the Wicked Tuna fleet and Tricky Dave is holding on to the top of the leaderboard with a resounding lead. The rest of the boats are fighting for second place. Everyone is hoping for good luck, but more is at stake than beating out…

Last night on Reel Talk, Wicked Tuna favorites Dave Marciano and Paul Hebert joined host Mike Salk in-studio to discuss some of their biggest catches and disappointments thus far, both this season and in their many years as fishermen. There’s certainly no bad blood between these two, but that doesn’t mean things didn’t get a…

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…

Last time on Reel Talk, things got tense when Captains TJ Ott and Tyler McLaughlin sat down for the live 30-minute Wicked Tuna web-based after show. On the latest installment of Reel Talk, Wicked Tuna’s newest captain TJ faced off against his former pupil, Tyler, who captained the top boat in the fleet last season.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…