Bluefin spawning area off Madeira?

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A so far unknown spawning area of the Atlantic Bluefin Tuna (BFT) may be off Madeira. This is the result of a now published DNA study on the origin and return to the "birthplace" of almost 1,000 BFT in the...

Decaying tuna carcasses off Ibizia again

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Again: Like last year, the Ibiza Island Council protested sharply to the Spanish central government in Madrid against the illegal dumping of tuna corpses by purse seiners. The bottom trawlers had up to 3 tonnes of decaying tuna carcasses in...

Fidel tuna tagged for the third time

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Something like this can't really happen: Skipper Vince Riera marked a tuna in front of Alcudia/Mallorca last Friday – but he tagged it for the third time!! Guest and angler was Chris Flower, treasurer of the British Sea Fishing Club...

Tuna Bonanza off Ireland

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Thanks to bluefin tuna and the recovery of its stocks in the Atlantic and Mediterranean, we can now successfully fish for tuna off more and more European coasts. With Donegal on the west coast of Ireland, another important destination has...

322 kg giant tuna on MAD MAX

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The tuna giants are still in the north of Mallorca - and can be caught! A guest on the MAD MAX of Capt. Vince Riera experienced the fight of his life on Thursday (June 27th): Half a dozen huge echoes...

Alcudia, Mallorca: Happy anglers

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In the days around the full moon of June, almost all traditional tuna hotspots in the Eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean are barren. No wonder: the fish then migrate in large schools around the Balearic Islands to spawn. Also the...

Many Bluefins off Mallorca

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The bluefin tuna have arrived in the north of Mallorca and are a pleasure for anglers - if the weather is fine. There, too, several fishing days have been blown away by the wind. In the quieter breaks in between,...

How to catch giant bluefin tuna

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Canadian Skippers are experts in catching giant bluefin tuna in the Atlantic. This clip shows how:

Tuna fishing off Mallorca

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The north of Mallorca, that is mild climate, nice people, a picturesque landscape - and great tuna fishing! The following video, shot on the MAD Max by Capt. Vince Riera, shows how exciting and beautiful big game fishing can be....

New Spawning Grounds of Bluefin Discovered off the USA

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Off the northeast coast of the United States, scientists have detected new spawning grounds of bluefin tuna. The discovery that especially smaller tuna in the class from 80 to 500 lb spawn there while the larger ones head to the...