Biggest Bluefin Ever Caught in the UK

A Welsh charter captain and two anglers drifting for sharks on Oct. 9 caught and released what is thought to be the largest tuna ever captured in the United Kingdom, a 111-inch bluefin estimated to weigh more than 900 pounds. Anglers Simon Batey and Jason Nott teamed up to bring the massive bluefin to the […]

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110 inches Aboard the Keeper

The bluefin measured 110 inches on the nose. After dressing, it weighed 513 pounds. Vicki Staveacre It was a true Marblehead fishing expedition as Capt. Scott Edwards took off from the Boston Yacht Club with crew members Dan Drabkin and Gavin Dowley on August 10. Edwards wanted to get an early start as it was […]

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Southern California Bluefin Tuna Fishing at Night

Pacific bluefin tuna tend to retreat to greater depths at night in order to intercept squid and other forage rising amid the deep scattering layer. Guido Montaldo / shutterstock.com It was midnight aboard the 92-foot party boat Royal Star when the captain’s voice crackled good news over the PA. He had detected a school of […]

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