As a storm rolls over Gloucester, some captains pack it in, while others bet against Mother Nature.
When a storm comes down upon New England, some captains head in early, while others gamble against Mother Nature, hoping they've got what it takes to ride out winds, rain, and dangerous high seas.
It’s week two of the North Atlantic Blue Fin Tuna Season and the Gloucester captains and their crews, from rookies to old pros, get put to the test. WICKED TUNA airs Sundays on National Geographic Channel.
Harpooner Captain Hollywood steams in, ready to show 'em how it's done in week two of the season.
Hot Tuna's Captain TJ Ott and his experienced mates threaten to take down last year's champion Captain Tyler McLaughlin of the Pin Wheel and his green recruits. Harpooner Captain Hollywood steams in, ready to show rod-and-reelers how it's done.
The fishermen of Gloucester, Mass., take to the open seas in the hopes of catching the first fish of the season. WICKED TUNA airs Sundays on National Geographic Channel.
Last season's leaders duke it out, while a captain from their past arrives, bent on eclipsing them.
The competition is brutal, as last season's top captains duke it out for the first catch of the season. Meanwhile an accomplished captain from their past is steaming for Gloucester waters bent on eclipsing them both.
In the second season finale, a storm brews on the horizon as the final week of the season continues. The FV-Tuna.com remains in the lead but hasn't caught a fish this week. Nearest rival Pin Wheel has two fish on deck from earlier in the week. Over on the Lisa and Jake, Paul caught three fish already and is on the way to reaching his $50,000 goal. The storm threatens the Hard Merchandise, but with one in the haul already they hook up again and fight for a second catch to end the season strong.
In the first episode of the two-part season finale, Gloucester's reigning bluefin champion, Captain Dave Carraro starts the last week of the season nearly $20,000 ahead of his New Hampshire rival, the Pin Wheel. For young Captain Tyler, the goal is to prove himself to the veterans. Captain Paul Hebert of the Lisa and Jake wants to fulfill his goal of earning $50,000 in five weeks while Captain Marciano is desperate to put away money and revive a season marred by boat breakdowns and short fish.
Gloucester’s reigning champion, Captain Dave Carraro starts the last week of the fishing season with a nearly $20,000 lead over his New Hampshire rival, the Pin Wheel. WICKED TUNA returns Sunday February 16.
With only two weeks left in the season, just one fish is not enough for the Gloucester captains - and the lure of doubling their luck is tempting. FV-Tuna.com holds the lead for the fifth week in a row, followed closely by the young guns on The Pin Wheel. Paul, who recently left FV-Tuna.com to lead his own boat, is desperate for a win as a new captain - and is counting on the cash to provide for his family and young daughter.
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