153 Miles and and 18 Hour Steam Dave Jewell and Crew Land Two Fat Bluefin Tuna

Heading out a couple of days ago Dave and his crew head out for an 18 hour steam of  153 miles to catch themselves a nice pay day. One 800 lber and one 650 these tuna will command a nice price in Japan.

When Dave headed out he was a bit nervous because where they have to go to catch these fish it’s a long way out and there’s no place to run and hide if a storm whips up.  It is where there are warm ocean currents and cold water intersecting and it can produce nasty storms seemingly out of the blue and without much warning.

Video coming tomorrow






Jay Albert From Cape Ann Images Got Some Great Shots of The Tuna Being Offloaded Check Out His Blog For More Here

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10 Responses to 153 Miles and and 18 Hour Steam Dave Jewell and Crew Land Two Fat Bluefin Tuna

  1. Lawrence Marcantonio says:

    Nice fish Dave! This time of year should bring in a good price!

  2. BILLP says:


  3. Kevin says:

    WOW ! Do the ‘Feds’ have to put their stamp of approval on these ?

  4. Nancy says:

    They don’t command a nice price here in the U.S.?

  5. Damon says:

    Nice, but I remember when some of these guys were children in the neighborhood. I am not sure I am entirely thrilled by their being driven out to Georges for fish for tuna because of restrictions on their regular target species a reasonable distance from port with small inshore boats. It must be fun though.

  6. Cee Cee Maki says:

    Good job Dave! Maddie needs a new pair of shoes!

  7. Cliff Ageloff says:

    pass the wasabi

  8. Jamie says:

    Long ride…nice fish!

  9. The rabbit says:

    Joe we need a sushi day soon…..

  10. Old Mud says:

    Way to go Dave, Makes the long steam in all worthwhile !!

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