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Saturday, August 10th, 2013
The Lucky Charmers prove that all that’s needed for successful bluefi ntuna fishing is a lot of luck and some charm. They cliam Dave and Gary of Tuna Hunter Fishing Charters had the charm – they of course had the luck to hook and land this beautiful 750lb giant bluefin tuna out of Gloucester, MA.
Great work for a team that had not fished for bluefin tuna before. They didn’t realize at the time how lucky there were – they broke the northeast tuna dry spell and started a 3-day streak for Tuna Hunter. w/e look forward to fishing with this crew again.
The Tuna Hunter difference is knowing bluefin tuna and knowing the waters off of Cape Ann and beyond. Captain Gary has it in his bones – they don’t call him Tuna Hunter for nothing. Call 978-407-1351 or email email@example.com to join us through September and October.
Saturday, August 10th, 2013
A few more photos of Nippon TV’s “Team Tuna”. Congratulations to all – the anglers, the producers, the camera crew, the Bounty Hunter crew who carried the cameras, and Teruko and all the land crew who helped so much in preparations.
And many thanks and congratulations to the successful anglers – no language barrier here. The crew just “nailed their tail” to the Tuna Hunter tail post.
Join Tuna Hunter as giant bluefin tuna action heats up in late August and September. Call 978-407-1351 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Ask about the latest shared charter openings – we can get you out there!
Friday, September 21st, 2012
With all the hookups this season, we got or mermaid practicing on retrieving those bluefin that just might otherwise have got away. She’s working her way up to the giants – perhaps by next year.
Delivery with a smile – Good fishing to you!
While we cannot deliver every bluefin tuna this way, we’ll certain try to deliver the best bluefin tuna experience possible. Call Tuna Hunter at 978-407-1351 or email@example.com to join us!
Friday, September 21st, 2012
Last week we had a string of small-medium bluefin, just the right size for tag and release, or, to take home for some (lots) of sushi as the Thomas Chase party can attest. They caught this beauty on the morning tide on live bait. A great way to start off a fishing charter ~ get a big one in the boat early.
Tuna Hunter will continue bluefin tuna charters as long as the tuna are here, through October and into November at least. We have a few openings left, plus some shared charters OCt 23, 24, 25. Call 978-407-1351 or firstname.lastname@example.org to join us for your fattie.
Tuesday, July 31st, 2012
Patience and determination pays off, as Jess lands his fish of a lifetime – a 680 lb bluefin tuna aboard Tuna Hunter Fishing Charters.
Landing a giant bluefin tuna
is not an every-day event. When the fish are biting, and your captain knows his stuff and uses top-notch equipment and tackle, it produces fine bluefin like this beauty. This guy took a downlline on live bait.
There are many more like these to come this year – join Tuna Hunter for your fish of a lifetime, you deserve it! 978-407-1351 or email@example.com to reserve.
Tuesday, July 31st, 2012
While the blogger has been busy, bluefin tuna fishing action is in full swing, as evidenced by this successful Tuna Hunter tuna charter.
Tuna Hunter 500lb Bluefin Tuna – Nice Roly Poly One!
This tuna was a beautiful angling battle and a a beautiful, fat fish. A fine tuna charter!
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Good fishing to all
Monday, April 16th, 2012
Tuna Hunter and angler Nick Dobrowolski just received word of a tuna tag recapture – something we always hope for but don’t often get to see.
A bluefin tuna we tagged in 2008, caught by angler Nick Dobrowolski, was recaptured one its way across the Atlantic (or on its way back?) over 2000 miles from the original capture location. The fish almost doubled in weight in 5 1/2 years.
The stats in this recapture notice tell the story:
Bluefin Tuna Tag Recapture Report - Click for larger image
This proves that western Atlantic fish indeed do migrate west-to-east, and not just north-south as older science believed. Such tagging information is essential for scientists to help ensure the future of our fishery, and has a huge impact on international and domestics quota determination.
This tag was one of the Tag-a-Tiny Program tags of by the Large Pelagic Research Center, now located in Gloucester, MA. Tuna Hunter supports the Tag-A-Ting Program and assists with tagging for all species, not just tuna. We need to give back a bit to support sustainable fisheries.
Oddly enough, this lucky tag was inserted on a Tag-A-Tiny Tournament weekend, contributing to Captain Gary Cannell and Tuna Hunter winning the Grand Champion award for most fish tagged and caught that weekend. Though I cannot read that tag number, this photo, from Sept 20, 2008, could be that fish!
Alas, Charlie’s luck ran out on that recapture – he/she was recaptured dead in a longline.
Tuna Hunter begins cod and haddock fishing this week, and is open for fishing every day now through November. Striped Bass are blitzing in New Jersey, we have mackerel here in our waters – that means striped bass action any day now. June 1 opens Bluefin Tuna season.
Give us a call at 978-407-1351 to reserve your charter, or for more information. Good fishing to you -
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Saturday, January 14th, 2012
Happy New Year to all fishermen out there! As we settle in to a relatively-quiet January, it gives us time to be grateful for an awesome 2011 fishing season. Over the coming months we’ll reminisce with some highlights.
In one incredible day, Tuna Hunter Fishing Charters landed two 800-lb bluefin. One giant was an awesome rush. The fish fought a typical giant bluefin battle, and Tuna Hunter had her in the boat an hour, relatively short time. The second bluefin, hooked up 2 hours later, gave a mighty battle that lasted into the dark.
Who cares if it’s dark, when this is the end result. The ladies decided to join this trip at the last minute – a sure case of Lady Luck in action.
This late October trip is a good example of true giant bluefin tuna fishing. Our area has not seen giants like these in a few years. 200, 300 and 400lb fish have been the norm. These 700, 800 and 900 lbers were a welcome sight for Captain Gary, who has been targeting giants for over 30 years now. It was a pleasure to have these beauties pass through, and we are counting on them returning next season. This is Gloucester tuna fishing at its best!
Tuna Hunter will be fishing again come April ~ Call 978-407-1351 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your fishing charter.
Monday, September 26th, 2011
Gloucester tuna fishing continues, with tuna begin taken every day in all size categories.
Tim and Liz spent several days stranded in Gloucester, tuna fishing of course. They opted to tag and release all of their non-giant bluefin tuna. Makes for some great angling – and these two know their stuff - and gives back a bit to bluefin research.
Per 2011 NMFS regulations, tuna 59 to 73 inches must be released. Tuna Hunter tags these tuna, using Large Pelagic Research Center tags, to support bluefin tuna research.
Tuna tagging is not difficult, This photo shows proper tag placement, then the fish was quickly released, right back out through the fish door.
is fishing every day through the first week in November. Catch those October tuna days, or stock up on cod and haddock before the winter. Call 978-407-1351 or email email@example.com for your fishing charter. Single? Call for our latest shared dates, or see http://www.tunahunter.com/split-charters.htm
Saturday, July 23rd, 2011
The Hook, Line and Sinker bachelor party aboard Tuna Hunter yielded a great time for all, and a bluefin tuna in the boat.
Gloucester tuna fishing is in full swing now, with bluefin of all sizes Tuna Hunter uses a combination of kite fishing, speed jigs, balloons and sometimes trolling. In short, we have an arsenal of techniques and a ready to use whatever fish are responding to for the day’s conditions. This often means switching things up throughout the day, and using several techniques at once.
On the Hook, Line and Sinker success, the bluefin hit a balloon, passing up gorgeous kit bait – go figure. The fish hit on the Matsuura reel, making for a smooth angling experience. The Hook Line and Sinker team reeled the bluefin to the boat, where he measured just legal to take home.
A good omen – land a bluefin and bring home sushi on your bachelor party! Best wishes to Tim and his bride!
- Gloucester tuna fishing will only get better form now through October. Call 978-407-1351 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for our latest openings. We look forward to hooking you into a nice Charlie.