• Tuna

    Tim Street poses with the new North Carolina state record skipjack tuna he caught on May 24.

    Valdese angler catches new skipjack tuna state record

    Fish weighed 32.5 pounds, measured 37 inches in length
    June 21, 2016 at 4:53pm
    Boats out of Hatteras have been running into bluefin tuna north of Diamond Shoals.

    Tuna of all kinds showing up on nice days off Hatteras

    Warm, Gulf Stream eddies north of Diamond Shoals holding bluefins, some yellowfins
    March 16, 2015 at 8:45am
    The first bluefin tuna of the season showed up out of Beaufort Inlet off Atlantic beach this past weekend, and fish appear to have arrived in good numbers.

    First bluefin tuna of season have arrived off Cape Lookout

    Several boats hooked up over the weekend; more than a dozen were landed
    December 02, 2014 at 7:52am
    Anglers targeting bluefin tuna must make sure they know which size fish, if any, are legal to keep the day of their trip.

    Take care to know all tuna regs

    February 15, 2014 at 7:00am

    Tell a tuna to go fly a kite

    February 15, 2014 at 7:00am
    Bigeyes caught off The Point are almost all bigger than the 27-inch size minimum.

    Bigeye facts

    May 15, 2013 at 7:00am
    David and Nicole Dick of Oak Ridge caught this 36-pound albacore tuna -- an unusual catch in waters offshore of North Carolina -- last weekend on a trip out of Atlantic Beach to the Big Rock.

    'Surprise' albacore tuna highlights good offshore fishing out of Atlantic Beach

    Anglers mistook 36-pound fish for a more-common blackfin tuna
    April 07, 2013 at 11:13pm
    This 445-pound yellowfin tuna is the biggest of the species ever landed, but it has been disqualified from world-record discussion because IGFA rules were broken.

    Giant California yellowfin tuna battle for world record

    One fish disqualified by IGFA, one still pending
    December 13, 2012 at 10:33am
    Giant bluefin tuna bring top dollar on the international market; fishermen in the Mediterranean net juveniles, keep them in holding pens and feed them to giant size in a year.

    Tuna farming

    January 01, 2012 at 1:00am

    SCDNR recovers yellowfin tuna tag for first time

    Fish caught off Africa gained 170 pounds in nine years, Department of Natural Resouces says.
    December 23, 2011 at 8:24am
    A pending state-record bluefin tuna was landed Saturday (March 12) off Oregon Inlet. To the left of the tuna (from left to right) are Capt. Ned Ashby, Virginia's Kenny Hines, Sea Breeze mate George Cecil, kneeling on left is Keith Allen of Virginia. To the right of the tuna (left to right) are Minnesota's Craig Allen (kneeling), Virginia's Lee Thacker, Virginia's Corey Schultz (who landed the big fish) and Pat Hughs of Minnesota.<br />

    State bluefin tuna record shattered

    Paperwork submitted to North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries
    March 14, 2011 at 3:22pm

    Tuna Helpers

    Three fishing techniques aid anglers in catching yellowfin, blackfin and bigeye when the season cranks up this month.
    January 28, 2008 at 10:05am