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Wicked Tuna: North vs. South Leaderboard

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joe cervoni
joe cervoni

tyler and paul got screw something not right...anyway they will be good crew ,,,with paul he will show some  

matters to tyler ,,can wait for 2015

A n.
A n.

Well if Tyler and paul got $4 more per lb., or the frenzy got $4 less - i agree $26 seemed excessive comparably - Tyler wouldve won and I dont think the producers wanted a northern boat to win. the south has a statement to make and the northern boats gave them more platform with this show.

A n.
A n.

OK, true enough, I don't think Tyler wouldve been able to do much alone, but they all have help....tj has his dad on board. I admire Tyler for listening to Paul's instructions to pull one in - at least he knows enough to do that. hes not stupid. partnering with Paul was a great thing for Tyler. and they seemed to get along. who caught the biggest fish?

Fermin B.
Fermin B.

I will admit that Tyler has some growing up to do.He maybe cocky but he has balls...big balls.He came in 2nd

thanks to the Fishmonger who determined a certain bluefin was worth $26 a lb.All season long this thief was paying between 12 and 20 per lb. for decent fatty and meaty tuna.Now, all of a sudden the Last mediocre bluefin brought in fetches $26 a lb.It sure look's & smells fishy to me.These Fishermen were all tenacious to say the least.I tip my hat to the Fishin Frenzy. He is the .com of the south.Marciano is always in the middle of the leader board,he is one fisherman I would like to see come out on top next season.

A n.
A n.

Well, in my humble opinion, I have much respect for Tyler. Many many kids his age are living with their parents doing nothing, they SAY there are no jobs or careers to be had... I see that all over the place. Italy calls them  boomerang kids.  Tyler has confidence, tenacity, he's adventurous, enterprising and if you noticed he did everything Paul told him to do -he's willing to take advice and respect experience. they should team up- they got along well and missed winning by $1,700  and 1 fish.

Bottom line, let's not put down a young man who does NOT want to sit immobilized in his parents house and do nothing.. He's ambitious, living his life and doing very well. 

Carol DeVitto
Carol DeVitto

Excellent season!  I hope "NvS" is done again next year.  Just get rid of Tyler and the shows would be much more enjoyable.  Tyler takes too many chances that are unsafe and he is narcissistic off the chart.  He's a brat and really tarnishes the show.  He needs lessons from Captain Marciano in how to be both a captain and a gentleman.

A n.
A n.

so who caught the biggest fish in N vs S? we missed  that. 

Paul Franklin
Paul Franklin

Any plans to do it again in the outter banks this winter/spring

Fermin B.
Fermin B.

I don't think Tyler had a choice.His crew bailed after a miserable season.The logical choice was Paul. I think Paul might be a little nervous for Tyler's taste. It will be interesting to  see if they stay together in the upcoming

season. We'll see.

Alan Taggart
Alan Taggart

I like Tyler and Paul. Tyler is cocky but fishes very hard and was smart to ask Paul with all of Paul`s experience to come to southern waters. They fish well together and Paul fished here before. I think having the tv on them all makes them all cocky.

Joe Bonner
Joe Bonner

Where are the  North guys this week???  

Anita Grimes
Anita Grimes

I like Paul too!! He's very funy. GO! GO! GO! Hard Merchandise!!!!! Dave and Nephew they are my FAV.

Ryan Quinn
Ryan Quinn

Is it just me, but I love Paul and hate Tyler?  It's amazing to see how much more Paul knows than Tyler, and I almost feel like he's forgotten more than Tyler knows.  I've been a big fan of Hard Merchandise, and how they've picked up despite the learning curve.  I love how animated Nick is, and his unparalleled enthusiasm on the Fishing Frenzy.  Reed is right up there with Tyler as far as annoying goes.  Everyone loves a good bit of smack talking, but Reed sucks at it.  He's just not funny.  Good thing he backs his mouth up with catches.

Erica Magaha
Erica Magaha

I personally LOVE Dave and Jay on the FV-Hard Merchandise considering what all tey have been through, but they keep pushing through everything. Most people would have given up by now. Love there enthusiasm. Go get'em Dave and Jay! Travelers Rest, South Carolina is pulling for you guys!!!!!

Erica "Sissi" Raines

Travelers Rest, SC

Fermin B.
Fermin B.

I personally think that the southern fish buyer's (especially the one with a beard that Marciano sell's to) are biased toward's yankee's. Say what you want but look at what their paying and to whom their paying it to for the same quality meat.I know about market fluctuation but this is down right thievery.With the deck already stacked against the yank's...they'll still come out ahead.

Matt Williams
Matt Williams

dave Marciano how did you get back to the dock when the water pump went out

peter Flynn
peter Flynn

Go North! I love Dave and Jay, and starting to like and respect Hot Tuna. For a while there it seemed like Tyler had gown up a bit, I was actually cheering for him. Very disappointed to see him start acting like a trash talking punk again. Cant understand what is wrong with him.

Matt Williams
Matt Williams

now if tylers mouth would shut it would be a better show

Fermin B.
Fermin B.

Tyler & Paul will come out on top after all said and done.I hope Marciano does better after being plagued with engine problem's again. TJ...Where are you...? As this season is winding down, you southern Bluefinner's can see that the Yank's are a force to be reckoned with!

elaine buckheit
elaine buckheit

Go Go Marciano   Hard Merchandise  kick some Butt !

Gerome Evan
Gerome Evan

Damn!!! Captain Pinhead is as cocky as ever again, hoping that the other fleet will put him on where he deserves. At the bottom of course!!!! Go go go Marciano!!!

Carol Pryber
Carol Pryber

Well you posted this week's results a little early. 

Charlotte Vernon
Charlotte Vernon

Why am not able to vote for my favorite boat without a Facebook account???

I hate Facebook and how they screw with one's privacy, and I will never rejoin them.

This is just not fair.

Anyway -- Go Marciano!

Can't stand that shifty-eyed little Tyler creep and his deranged, screaming mate Paulie.

Lisa Dotson
Lisa Dotson

Interesting show- exciting, rooting for the north!

Marty Parker
Marty Parker

As always the south shall rises come on everybody knows northern boys cant fish in carolina waters

D. Monteleone
D. Monteleone

these guys in north Carolina are boring no wonder nat. geo asked the northern guys on the show to liven it up a little.

Fermin B.
Fermin B.

I think Tyler & Paulie would make a great team. Tyler has come into his own with a little help. I think he's learned his lesson...we'll see.GO Marciano & TJ...you're catchin up.Good luck to all but remember that the Yank's are a force too be reckoned with!

martin miller
martin miller

Captain TJ Ott you need to shut up the PIN HEAD, show him what you got.


martin miller
martin miller

GO HARD MERCHANDISE GO. I THINK YOU GUYS CAN KICK THOSE SOUTHERN BOYS.

martin miller
martin miller

GO HARD MERCHANDISE GO. I THINK YOU GUYS CAN KICK THOSE SOUTHERN BOYS.

Kevin Kling
Kevin Kling

Hello wild ? when you guys on show say stuff about bad sea what are they like . How high are the swells and how far apart ?  I fished in the NW on a Dory and straight of the beach .

peter Flynn
peter Flynn

Way to go north. Nice to see tyler slowed down on his arrogant, obnoxious behavior. Initially, I was embarrassed that such a character would represent the north. He is showing many signs of change, which is a good thing. Maybe Marciano is actually rubbing off and being the role model his father never was. I say this by seeing his behavior on Wicked tuna for the first  2 seasons. Which was as we all know deplorable. Stay together, respect each other, and respect the competition boys, bring home the gold.


Looking good tyler please keep it up and continue to show humility.

Fermin B.
Fermin B.

Way to go North! .While you were out bluefinning the South was in "Safe Haven". There's an old poker term that apply's nicely to this episode..."Scared Money Never Wins"!!!

Robert Hafetz
Robert Hafetz

Yo here we go again the boat in the lead is run  by a guy from Jersey. Just like Dave from Tuna.com the leader in the south is from the Jersey shore. The rest of you are fugazis so fogetaboudit. You cant beat a jersey fisherman no matter where you fish. You can be up north with those funny talking yankee rednecks or down south with the rebels who cant catch anything smarter then a large mouth bass. Yehaw aint that a real knee slapper.

Fermin B.
Fermin B.

Dave Marciano,I don't know if you read these post's,if you do please pay one of "Sully's"family member's the "IOU" you owe him.It's bad karma and it bring's bad "Juju" if you welch on money owed, especially to one (Rest His Soul) who went down with the Andrea Gail.You are a hard worker and one of my favorite's.Lift this onus and get on top of the "Leader Board" where you belong.Do the right thing Dave.


Jeremy Price
Jeremy Price

I like any captain that is fishing for their families lively hood. It shows the best quality in a man trying to make his living the best way he knows how to.

Fermin B.
Fermin B.

Well those yanks are taking a nice bite out of the fishing quota.The Fishin'Frenzy is like the southern answer to the FV-Tuna.Com probably because the Cap'n has deep grained Yankee Root's.I'm Sure he and his shotgun totin redneck mate will do well throughout this short season.Don't throw the towel in yet Marciano,the more you catch the more the Yahoo's on the Wahoo cry.

C. O'D
C. O'D

Wicked Tuna: North vs. South....So far, so good but lets face it, you don't have a show without the boys from the north... you can't get anymore blue-collar then these guys, and what a bunch of characters! Paul Hebert is pure entertainment...Big fan of Dave Marciano too!!

The guys from the south are really not that interesting....

Joseph Thomas
Joseph Thomas

Finally those dumbasses from up north came to NC to let real men show them how to fish, with real bait and real boats.

Alberto L.
Alberto L.

What happened to the kid that always yelled out, "BOOST!!!?" He's the reason we watch the show!!! He's got us screaming out, "BOOST!" Get him back and encourage him to be himself and keep "BOOSTING!

Fermin B.
Fermin B.

@j b. I agree with you jb, however, the way the show ended cast a shadow of doubt on the credibility of the Wicked Tuna franchise. Reality?

Carol DeVitto
Carol DeVitto

@Fermin B.  The only reason Tyler came in 2nd is that he had Paul on the boat.  Do you really think that Tyler could hand-line all the blue fins that Paul did?

Fermin B.
Fermin B.

@Joseph Thomas Hey Joe,there's no need for indignant comment's.Are you suggesting that the Yank's use fake bait and fish in fake boat's  I would really like to see the southern boats travel north where it's a whole different fishery.Then we will see who the"Real" bluefinner's are.

joe cervoni
joe cervoni

@Fermin B. I think tyler and paul...will kick so asss,,,,,, on tuna,com ///hate that captain///will see for 2015/// GOOD CREW FOR 2015