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This docuseries follows fishing crews as they try to catch very valuable bluefin tuna off the coast of Gloucester, Massachusetts. An Atlantic version of Deadliest Catch, this series ventures into the treacherous waters portrayed in The Perfect Storm. The series debuted in 2012 on the National Geographic Channel.

Sunday 9:00 PM et/pt on National Geographic
1 Season, 116 Episodes
April 1, 2012
Action & Adventure, Sports
Cast: David C. Marciano
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Wicked Tuna Full Episode Guide

  • Time is up! The pressure explodes in the battle for the championship and final paychecks.

  • With the untimely death of Pinwheel first mate Nicholas "Duffy" Fudge, defending champion Capt. Tyler McLaughlin questions whether he will be able to defend his title.

  • The captain must decide whether to risk making their way further out to sea 170 miles away from Gloucester, Mass., where the fish promise to be big.

  • Captain Tyler McLaughlin is feeling the pressure to take the lead, and his spirits are lifted when a new boat of friendly faces joins the fleet.

  • The smaller quota adds mounting pressure as the captains must put meat on deck each day.

  • The quota is changing, and every crew fights harder than ever to fill its boat.

  • When Mother Nature decides to flip her switch, the fleet must decide whether to stay or give up.

  • It's almost the midpoint of bluefin fishing season, so the clock is ticking; new alliances are built and battles continue in the race for a payday.

  • The captains are challenged when a large group of boats shows up for the weekend and Hot Tuna must decide whether to risk leaving a familiar spot.

  • Capts. Dave Marciano and TJ Ott struggle near the bottom of the leader board; Capt. Dave Marciano's nephew, Jay, brings a shot of energy to the Falcon; Capt. Tyler McLaughlin strives to pull ahead; all three captains turn to family members for help.

  • Bad luck strikes the fleet, and the captains struggle to turn their fortunes around.

  • A familiar face returns to GloucesterP to compete for the title of top bluefin fisherman.

  • The second week of bluefin tuna fishing shines a light on the mates in the fleet as a familiar boat enters the competition.

  • It's opening day of the bluefin season, and every captain wants to bring in the first fish.

  • With less than four days left in the season, the fleet races to claim the title of top-earning boat, but with two captains sidelined, it’s anyone’s game.

  • The path to captaining the Wicked Pissah was a rocky one for Paul Hebert.

  • Brad Krasowski is one big catch away from completing his “worst to first” comeback.

  • With three weeks left in the fishing season, the competition intensifies. It has been five seasons since Captain Tyler McLaughlin has claimed the top spot, and he is determined to fish as hard as possible in order to finish in first place. But Captain Brad Krasowski has emerged as a real contender and has the other captains nervous. Meanwhile, Captain Dave Marciano tries to turn his bad luck around and salvage his season.

  • Coming into week 12, the and Fish Hawk have been on a tear, pulling away from the rest of the fleet. The Pinwheel, Hot Tuna, Wicked Pissah and Hard Merchandise are trying to keep their heads above water. The Wicked Pissah and Hard Merchandise need to step up their game in order to compete with the rest of the fleet. Captain Dave Marciano could finally reach his breaking point — which objects will go flying this week?

  • Captain Herbert's constant negative attitude creates escalating tensions with the crew of his boat, and one of his mates, Rick, finally reaches his limit, so their interactions and conflicts begin to cause problems for the operation of the ship.

  • The fleet gives different lessons, from revealing locations and sharing how they bait and chum to their technique to maximize their catch.

  • The weeks of fishing take their toll on the fleet. Paul, feeling frustrated after a disappointing week, takes his anger out on Rick.

  • As a massive storm front slams the fishing grounds, the fleet takes big risks to catch the elusive bluefin.

  • Defending champion Captain Dave Carraro takes the lead for the first time this season.

  • The alliance between Captains Dave Marciano and Dave Carraro is in jeopardy after the Hard Merchandise suffers a breakdown at sea.

  • The captains team up to double their chances of catching fish, but forming an alliance with a competitor proves to be risky.

  • Inexperienced fishermen crowd the water, forcing the fleet to fish through obstacles.

  • The Hard Merchandise is the only boat that has yet to land a fish, and Captain Dave Marciano is feeling the pressure.

  • Defending champ Dave Carraro struggles to land a fish, and other captains try to get ahead.

  • On opening day of the bluefin tuna season, the captains fight to land their first tuna. Season 7 premiere.

Wicked Tuna News

'Wicked Tuna' Star Dead at 28

Nicholas Duffy Fudge died late last week.

Wicked Tuna Video Clips & Extras

Last Bite of the Season | Wicked Tuna Clip (02:44) Tails Up Baby | Wicked Tuna Clip (02:05) Stormy Catch | Wicked Tuna Clip (03:05) Fish Frenzy Nightmare | Wicked Tuna Clip (02:32) Biggest Fish of the Year | Wicked Tuna Clip (02:58) Meet Paul | Wicked Tuna Clip (02:35) Meet Captain Dave | Wicked Tuna Clip (02:42) Captain Ralph vs. Googans | Wicked Tuna Clip (02:41)

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