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Hard Merchandise Owner/Captain Dave Marciano, left, and his son, Joe, are getting bait ready. This season theres more competition than ever, with harpoon boats and ambitious out-of-state teams making it even harder for the Gloucester rod-and-reelers to land a Bluefin tuna.

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After an impressive first week against the veteran fleet, Tyler and the Pin Wheel gamble on making the 150-mile trip to Georges Bank. Meanwhile, for Kevin Leonowert, captain of the Christina, there's nothing better than the rush of harpooning. It's a high-octane chase where boats specially rigged with a high tower and a bow pulpit can identify schools of bluefin, take aim and nab the tuna of their choice.

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