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471 Pound Bluefin Tuna Caught & Served

471 Pound Bluefin Tuna Caught & Served

[Written by Don Burgess] On Friday, a fisherman who caught a huge bluefin tuna in the morning had it served to him at dinner later that night. David Soares says he was by himself in his boat the Kerry D around 10am off of Challenger Banks when he felt a tug on his line. Fish being reeled in:He said he knew he had something special “right away. It... Read more of this article

“National Fisherman” Features 1000lb Bluefin

“National Fisherman” Features 1000lb Bluefin

National Fisherman magazine is featuring Bermudian commercial fisherman David Soares following his 1000lb bluefin tuna catch late last year. In December 2013, Mr. Soares, on board the Kerry D, caught a massive bluefin tuna that tipped the scales at 1003.5lbs. Mr. Soares reeled in the fish single-handedly after a two hour battle off Challenger Banks;... Read more of this article

David Soares Catches 1003.5lb Bluefin Tuna

David Soares Catches 1003.5lb Bluefin Tuna

Christmas came early for one local fisherman today [Dec 22], with David Soares, on board the Kerry D, reeling in a massive bluefin tuna that tipped the scales at 1003.5lbs.It was caught off Challenger Banks at about 10am this morning, with Mr Soares reeling in the fish single-handedly after a two hour battle. It was brought to shore at the Spanish... Read more of this article

351lb Bluefin Tuna Reeled In On “Tightline”

351lb Bluefin Tuna Reeled In On “Tightline”

Local fishermen on board the “Tightline” reeled in a 351 lb bluefin tuna this morning [Mar 13]. Peter Lewis, Aaron Lewis, Lawson Williams and Stephen Heinz were out commercial fishing when they hooked the fish at around 8am in the Argus Bank area.The fishermen took about 35 minutes to land the bluefin, and it was transported to shore,... Read more of this article

329lb Bluefin Tuna Caught On Challenger Banks

329lb Bluefin Tuna Caught On Challenger Banks

Earlier today [Feb 7] Darryl Steynor and Brian Hines — co-owners of the fishing vessel “SpellBound” — reeled in a 329lb bluefin tuna in the Challenger Banks area. The two — who have been fishing together for over 10 years — caught the giant bluefin at around 9am this morning. Using an 80lb test line, the fish took... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Fisherman Catches 920lb Tuna

Photos/Video: Fisherman Catches 920lb Tuna

[Updated with video] Off Argus Banks today [Feb.1], lone fisherman Andrew Card spent two hours fighting a giant 10-foot-long Bluefin Tuna, winning the battle and finally landing the fish. However, by the time the determined fisherman got the big fish to the surface, hungry sharks had bitten off portions of the tuna’s tail. At dockside, even with... Read more of this article