Category Archive: Bluefin

Bluefin fishery picks up again

Bluefin fishery picks up again; schools of big giants raise new questions HARWICH, MA – Following a several-week lull, the bluefin fishery was picking up in mid-July with schools of giants being reported off Maine, in Cape Cod Bay, off Chatham, and on Georges Bank. Stick boats had finally caught a break with the weather and …

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Bluefin mania: Fish come on strong nearshore

HARWICH, MA – Even before the June 1 start of the 2013 bluefin tuna season, fishermen, including a whole pack of newcomers, were raring to go, fired up by reports of fish sighted from Maine to Massachusetts. Sure enough, the season started off with a bang.  The fish were close to shore, just a few …

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