Dan and the HVAC men on their recent Gloucester cod fishing charter on Tuna Hunter Fishing Charters.

Gloucester Cod Fishing Carter for Dan and HVAC Men on Tuna Hunter

The cod and haddock seem to know the limits this year, as we continue to get many fish just on the line. As the season progresses more of the big guys are showing up, as we expected. Persistence pays off.

 

There are plenty of mackerel around and we anticipate solid catches for cod, haddock, tuna and striped bass fishing charters for the duration of this season. 

Call 978-407-1351 or email captain@tunahunter.com  for August and September openings.

Good fishing to all!

Martha’s Lucky Charmers proved lucky indeed, as they landed this amazing 117 inch giant bluefin aboard Tuna Hunter Fishing Charters last weekend. 

117 in bluefin tuna landed by Martha's Lucky Charmers on Tuna Hunter Fishing Charters

 

Kudos to all anglers – Martha, Patty, Al and Charlie, who expertly handled this long bluefin tuna throughout the 4 hour battle.  Al and Charlie had particularly long circling session with our girl, as she was having nothing to do with either of them, nor with mate “Lars-ceny” standing ready with the harpoon.  So close … yet so far, she’d come close and eyeball us, then flick her tail and be off. (That’s the 2nd harpoon in the foreground – the first was ready in hand.)

Giant bluefin tuna cruising alongside - so close yet so far.  2nd harpoon ready in the foreground, 1st harpoon in hand.

And oh what a good feeling it is when she’s tail-wrapped!

830 lb bluefin wrapped on Tuna Hunter Fishing Charters

 

The best news is, Martha brings us another lucky crew for the Gloucester Bluefin Blowout Tournament coming up August 1st – August 3rd.  Odds are with Martha on board we’ll break the shutout.  Good luck to all.

More Gloucester bluefin tuna are being landed every day – call Tuna Hunter for our latest August and September opening. This is shaping up to be an old-fashioned giant bluefin tuna season with more bigger fatter tuna as the season wears on.  

Join Captain Gary Cannell on Tuna Hunter for the best boat, captain and experience.  978-407-1351 or captain@tunahunter.com 

This Russian family had a great day of cod and haddock fishing aboard the Tuna Hunter.  The kids more than did their share hauling in good-sized cod. Action was steady, with larger fish arriving in the afternoon.   This same gang is tuna fishing today!

Russian Sportsman Club Cod Fishing on Tuna Hunter

To reserve your cod and haddock fishing charter, call us at 978-407-1351 or email captain@tunahunter.com.  We look forward to fishing with you!

 

This Russian family had a great day of cod and haddock fishing aboard the Tuna Hunter.  The kids more than did their share hauling in good-sized cod. Action was steady, with larger fish arriving in the afternoon.   This same gang is tuna fishing today!

Russian Sportsman Club Cod Fishing on Tuna Hunter

To reserve your cod and haddock fishing charter, call us at 978-407-1351 or email captain@tunahunter.com.  We look forward to fishing with you!

 

The Lucky Charmers prove that all that’s needed for successful bluefin tuna fishing is a lot of luck and some charm. They claim 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.  

750lb Giant Bluefin Tuna by Lucky Charms on Tuna Hunter

Lucky Charmers Land 750lb Giant Bluefin Tuna on Tuna HunterGreat 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 captin@tunahunter.com to join us through September and October.

We can’t quite believe it has been 13 years – for Tuna Hunter it has been a pleasure to host the annual Nivens family summer Bass Bash.  Striped Bass fishing this season has taken a return to the days of fishing along the rocks and shores of Gloucester and Rockport coast and islands.

Nivens Family Striped Bass Fishing on Tuna HunterThese seasoned anglers boated their limit early and enjoyed tag and release fishing for the remainder of the day. Striped bass action is fine this year – great family or corporate fun for all ages.

 

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.
Nippon TV Entire Crew on Tuna Hunter - Thank you

 

And special thanks to the successful anglers – no language barrier here.  The crew just “nailed their tail” to the Tuna Hunter tail post.

Nippon TV Team Tuna Nails their Tail to the Tuna Hunter Post

 

Join Tuna Hunter as giant bluefin tuna action heats up in late August and September. Call 978-47-1351 or email captain@tunahunter.com

A popular Japanese comedy TV show by Nippon TV filmed an episode aboard Tuna Hunter Fishing Charters last weekend. With 5 Japanese and one translator, things got interesting when Tuna Hunter hooked a lively giant bluefin. By some miracle, enough directions were passed through the translator to direct the show’s three comedians to fight and land a 350 pound bluefin in a 2 hour battle.

We have video and more photos coming, but this photo shows the Tuna Hunter and Nippon TV “Tuna Team” just after tail wrapping their giant bluefin.

Tuna Hunter / Nippon TV Team Tuna Tailwrapped Giant Bluefin

Congratulations to all of the production teams and the comedians – the talent had never landed a fish before, let alone a giant bluefin. Many thanks to Teruko and Yumi for preparations and those much needed translations.

Tuna Hunter is fishing 7 days a week now through November. Give us a call for our latest openings – we look forward to getting you into some giant fish, too!

978-407-1351 or captain@tunahunter.com for more information. Good fishing!

The Pennsylvania Leek Diggers had a great off shore Cod and haddock trip on Tuna Hunter Fishing Charters.

The men all had sore arms and full coolers of tasty fresh fish.

Cod and Haddock Charter – Pennsylvania Leek Diggers on Tuna Hunter fromTuna Hunter Fishing on Vimeo.

 

There are lots of herring and mackerel around so with lots of food whales,  tuna and striped bass are showing up – looks like a great fishing season underway.

Call 978-407-1351 or email captain@tunahunter.com to join us.

Good fishing to all!

The Redfield Rednecks enjoyed a weekend of cod and haddock fishing aboard Tuna Hunter in early May.  The catch was steady, with breaks for tide changes.  Great cod and haddock for eating, and great time with friends.
Now is the best time for Gloucester cod and haddock – call Tuna Hunter at 978-407-1351 or email captain@tunahunter.com to reserve your charter. We look forward to fishing with you.
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