Teams of tuna fisherman battle the elements, and each other, to catch the most Giant Bluefin Tuna.
As the bluefin quota quickly diminishes, the competition hits its fiercest point yet. With the time left in the season ticking down, the captains are tested — who can withstand the pressure, and who will crack?<br />
Extreme weather and high seas force the captains to decide between fight or flight.<br />
With the markets reopened, the mates step up to help out and prove their worth.<br />
Though the bluefin market is open again, it hasn't fully recovered, leaving everyone disappointed when giant catches result in meager payouts.<br />
The bluefin market shuts down in 48 hours, and tensions among the captains run high.<br />
The bluefin markets are oversaturated, threatening to shut down the fishery. For each captain, their next fish could be their last.<br />
The Gloucester captains are used to dominating their home turf and will do whatever it takes to protect their waters from the imposing newcomers.<br />
Competition between the OGs and the tourists heats up; Gloucester captains rely on family ties.<br />
Tensions run high as a limited quota diminishes and the newcomers employ sneak attacks, causing the fight to get personal for two longtime rivals.<br />
Spooked by the sudden success of the new captains, the Gloucester veterans take drastic measures and band together to form an unlikely alliance.<br />
The original Gloucester captains realize the newcomers mean business. When the new boats team up to work together, the veterans feel the pressure.<br />
It's the first day of a new bluefin season, and the Gloucester captains unexpectedly meet their matches when a fleet of outsiders comes to town.<br />
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.
Capt. Dave Carraro commands the top-earning boat on the leader board, but nothing will stop the rest of the captains from pushing against all odds to take down the king.
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.
Capt. Tyler McLaughlin feels the pressure to stay ahead of Capt. Dave Carraro, but a new boat of friendly faces joins the fleet; mechanical troubles plague the Falcon.
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 look at seven past seasons as the show celebrates 100 episodes on the air.
Paul's team tries again. Pete notices that Erin is not pulling her weight. Dave and Tyler argue, ending in someone breaking a golden rule in fishing.
After his mates call it quits, Paul is forced to accept a helping hand from Dave, a person who is supposed to be his competition.
Captain Dave Marciano is desperately trying to maintain his precarious lead, but several run-ins with sharks and a fleet of fierce competitors are shaking things up.
It's week 14 of the Bluefin tuna season and with less than two weeks of fishing left, the top four Gloucester crews are locked in a tight race to be New England's best Bluefin boat.
It's week 12 of the North Atlantic bluefin tuna season, and one captain's decision to withhold information fractures ties with an important ally.
It's week nine of the North Atlantic bluefin tuna season and Captain Paul Herbert, of Kelly Ann, struggles to prove his worth as a captain after catching only three tuna in the first two months of fishing.
It's week seven of the North Atlantic bluefin tuna fishing season and when the bite is on up north in Maine, the Gloucester captains must decide whether to steam to where the fish are biting or take their chances fishing inshore.
It's week six of the North Atlantic bluefin fishing season and the Gloucester fleet's underdogs struggle to turn around their seasons, while a new deckhand hopes to prove his worth on FV-Tuna.com and a new team joins the competition.
There is only one week left of fishing left in the North Atlantic Bluefin Tuna season and the Gloucester fleet is set for a final showdown in a bid to catch the last monster tuna of the year.
Scott is none too pleased with the Bounty Hunter's new first mate.
Time is running out and every boat in the Gloucester fleet is facing a different challenge. Being a successful Bluefin fisherman demands true grit, and, when times are tough, it becomes clear who is a contender and who's a pretender.
As a storm rolls over Gloucester, some captains pack it in, while others bet against Mother Nature.
Harpooner Captain Hollywood steams in, ready to show 'em how it's done in week two of the season.
Last season's leaders duke it out, while a captain from their past arrives, bent on eclipsing them.
As the final week of tuna fishing begins, the Hard Merchandise, the Bounty Hunter, the Tuna.Com and the Odysea steam out together, each captain vowing to catch the biggest tuna before the season ends.
A hard season with little money to show has taken its toll on the crew of the Odysea, leading Captain Ralph to lash out at his first mate Pirate.
With just two weeks left until the end of tuna fishing season, Bounty Hunter gains a new deckhand.
A mixture of bad luck and mutiny brews in this tumultuous episode of Wicked Tuna. Tensions erupt on New England's top tuna boat, Tuna.Com, when Captain Dave and Paul get into a heated confrontation that causes Paul to quit!
Marciano, captain of Hard Merchandise, risks the elements to hook a giant bluefin and finds himself with boat trouble in the midst of the storm.
After watching the Christina catch the biggest tuna of the season, the uber-competitive Captain Dave of the Tuna.com is obsessed with beating the record, and catching a fish bigger than 1,075 lbs!
Meet Kevin and the Christina, a boat that gets its own real-life fish story when it snags an 1,100-pound "monstah" right out of the gate.
Tuna.com continues its winning streak, catching two fish in one day while the rest of the fleet struggles to even find a spot to fish in between the weekend recreational boaters.
After going bust on his last trip and coming home empty-handed, Marciano of Hard Merchandise now wrestles with the trials of being a husband and father who has to be away from home so often.
Meet the fleet, as peak season begins and the adrenaline rush of "monstah" hunting hits Gloucester.