Trolling for Giant Bluefin Tuna in New England
The Northern Giant Bluefin Tuna (Thunnus Thynnus) is considered to be one of the most spectacular Trophy Fish in the world. The Japanese have been known to pay over $100,000.00 for a single fish! These tackle busters can weigh in at over 1500lbs and are one of the fastest swimming fish in the ocean. This requires specialized gear that can stand up to the rigors that the Giants can exert not only on Rods, Reels, Line and Terminal Tackle but also the Boat and Body. Fishing for these Beasts can be some of the most exciting moments in your life, even when fishing is slow! You never know what you are going to see when you fish the waters off New England, the Wildlife off our shores is extremely diverse. One can encounter many species of Whales, Humpbacks are the most prevalent while even the rare Right Whale and the Enormous Blue Whales make occasional appearances. Dolphin and countless Marine Birds also feed in the same areas.