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Reel Talk: Web Series

Wicked Tuna's Live Web Series

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Episode 1

Captains Dave Carraro, Paul Hebert, and TJ Ott

Tonight on the premiere of Reel Talk, the Wicked Pissah and FV-Tuna.com captains talk old rivalries and new Bluefin tuna fishing adventures, while Wicked Tuna's newest captain TJ calls in from the road.

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The captains are busy fishing, but stay tuned for more Reel Talk!

44 comments
Will Cast
Will Cast

Hello, can NatGeo set up a Wicked Tuna web page that provides statistics by boat per season for things like hook ups vs. landed fish, number of fish caught, size of fish in pounds, $/pound of each fish, the price per pound the fish was sold at, and where fish was caught (for example George's Bank vs.Coastal catches etc.)  A lot of guys like to follow stats and this competition has an excellent stat series that REALLY can show who the skilled crew is, who got lucky, etc.


Please advise.


Thank you,


Will

John Narkus
John Narkus

I find the harpooning of the Tuna using a plane to locate them disgusting. Take Hollywood and shove it. This is a despicable practice and I sure don't need to see it on this show. These poor guys are out there fighting for a bite and this guy uses a plane, spots the biggest tuna and is directed right to them. You are ruining the show and I am not the only one to feel this way.

Bob Baker
Bob Baker

Is that really considered fishing the way the Lily does it with the plane. My grandmother can throw a harpoon and catch a fish. If they lassoed (is that a word) the tail as the tuna swam by then I'd be impressed. Maybe the plane should have machine guns. Give me a break.

Bob Baker
Bob Baker

Is that really considered fishing the way the Lily does it with the plane. My grandmother can throw a harpoon and catch a fish. If they lassoed (is that a word) the tail as the tuna swam by then I'd be impressed. Maybe the plane should have machine guns. Give me a break.

Randy Frollo
Randy Frollo

I cant stand listening Scott CRY about everyone catching his fish. Same ole same ole.  You need to get up alot earlier and stay out alot longer and maybe just maybe you will figure it out. What do you call the weekenders ? Googans  yup  thats what you look like, time on the water, alot of time.    

Priscilla Dejarnette
Priscilla Dejarnette

Just watched the show,and Paul isn't doing too well or pinwheel and bounty hunter needs to learn how to steer the boat so he doesn't lose fish.....what happened pinwheel???? I'm rooting for anyone to beat blowhard Dave......Marciano your the easiest to root for,go get em....banana's were funny.

Bob Maehrlein
Bob Maehrlein

I found "Reel Talk" to be more interesting than the "Wicked Tuna" TV show itself.  What happened to it?  Originally it was scheduled to be on every other week.  So far there's only been one episode.  Looks like Nat Geo dropped the ball somewhere.


When can we expect another episode?

Greg Eaddy
Greg Eaddy

I don't understand how anyone could find Paul funny and/or entertaining. He acts like he is still in ninth grade.


terry l dube
terry l dube

they call it fishing for a reason u dont always catch i/ve been blessed i commercail fished out of wpb as a teen and after my stint in the service ended in psl fl i would go fishing relentlessly and my buddys would hook up same bait same evervything i said to myself i/ve havent payed my dues to mother ocean one day i started catching didnt stop love the action

terry l dube
terry l dube

ok what i would relly like to know how much is real and how much is memorex paully are u  flipping kidding me how many times u been out that inlet oh it was a new to u boat u need electronics to get out the inlet give me a freaking break if u need that whatever thats tv bulll@@#$$%%

Rose Soper
Rose Soper

I DON'T LIKE THE NEW EPISODES, I WISHED THEY WOULD GO BACK TO THE OLD CREW, KEVIN, PIRATE, ODDYSEE BOAT, I DONT LIKE SOME OF THE NEWS ONES 

JOSEPH Ferris
JOSEPH Ferris

I love this Show! I hope TYLER & DAVE kill the Fleet.

Jami Buckner Quinn
Jami Buckner Quinn

Just watched an episode where Paul is taking a dump in a bucket. Understand being on boat n all. He then takes his waste and throws it over side of boat between Sondro n Dave? As they are trying to land a tuna. Then he laughs.... I am missing the humor? He dumped his waste right where the fish was on a nationally rated show? Jesus is he really that big of a moron? He thought that was funny for t.v.? Biggest worry? He has a daughter? He reproduced? Hoping she is a step daughter...... Dave

, thank you for getting rid of him. Trust in Garron! He will get it! And FYI.... Still waiting on my .Com merchandise.....

Jami Buckner Quinn
Jami Buckner Quinn

I understand Pinwheel has new merchandise now that Hot Tuna has joined the tour.... Multicolored straight jackets. Ex mates Alex and Adam say that Tyler's size, 40 long is most popular. But needs a matching muzzle to go with it....

Jami Buckner Quinn
Jami Buckner Quinn

Bounty Hunter and Odysea need to hang it up and go the seniors tour.....

roger hunter
roger hunter

furthermore most all  of the characters are not even commercial fisherman 

Dave is a pilot  full time for a company you may have heard of  called JET BLUE as an example 




roger hunter
roger hunter

The truth about commercial tuna fishing is not depicted in any way by this show. I hope all you fans understand this.

roger hunter
roger hunter

 How come Nat Geo insists upon lying about tuna prices ?

these fish are all worth less than 10$ a pound average , and you you do not find out what your are getting until it goes to Japan or sells domestically ?

I have caught hundreds of fish and the way they depict the buying process is total BS

why not keep it real ?

I guess because the truth is it is almost impossible to make money tuna fishing?

roger hunter
roger hunter

why does the show lie about tuna pricing ?

none of the dealers really offer dock prices anymore and certainly not at that level ?

most of these fish sell for well under 10$ a lb and that is the truth ?

just wondering why nat geo insist upon lying about sale price and the actual sale process ?

I know its a tv show but why not keep it at least keep it semi real ?


roger hunter
roger hunter

why does the show lie about tuna pricing ?

none of the dealers really offer dock prices anymore and certainly not at that level ?

most of these fish sell for well under 10$ a lb and that is the truth ?

just wondering why nat geo insist upon lying about sale price and the actual sale process ?


Frank Jarvis
Frank Jarvis

Can anyone tell me where I can buy a Hot Tuna Tee shirt like the one T.J. is wearing ?

Hot Tuna ATW !

Thanks !

Daniel Hardin
Daniel Hardin

first off if you didn't watch the show you shouldn't enter. stop posting the key words for lazy non fans to win. lazy folks like that couldn't land a tuna anyway lol so y waist a good trip with a great captain to an amazing place on a lazy person. this is wicked tuna not wimpy sand dab lol

Joe Bianchi
Joe Bianchi

The show is awesome good , getting fish to bite is one thing landing them a different matter

Takes skill and teamwork to get a paycheck.

So harpooning a fish... wheres the skill in that,, might as well use a rifle .

The harpooning part of the show ,not in the same league as the other fishermen.


Dennis Coryell
Dennis Coryell

I love the show and I hope Tj kicks Tyler's butt. I love the name of the Hebert;s boat #WickedPissah, too funny. If Comcast doesn't let you see the show, except if you pay more get Direct Tv and watch it twice in the same day.

Charlie Drake
Charlie Drake

What the heck! I've watched Wicked Tuna for 2 years. I set my DVR to record the 1st 2 shows of the season, returned from my trip, turned on my DVR and zippo. I called Comcast and learned that they had recently pulled Nat Geo from their standard definition & HD packages and now require an up-charge to get the channel....seriously? I now have to pay more money to Comcast just to get the Nat Geo channel in either standard or high def.....What the heck is going on??

Grant Crowson
Grant Crowson

Love the show but what's up with the editing -  .com saying I hope Hot tuna see's us and vise versa and the boats are in totally different weather ...come on you can do better than that

Raymond Brophy
Raymond Brophy

/thank you for Hot Tuna coming on board. He is going to shake things up. RB.

Raymond Brophy
Raymond Brophy

Appreciate the new contact. There is nothing like being on top and Tuna.com is the head butt kicker. A great thing about being the best is that you can be a smart ass and piss people off with class and more importantly with authority....and if you don't piss people off every now and then there is no value in being a smart ass. Well done sir.  RB.

Cal Pangelinan
Cal Pangelinan

Who's entertaining?...The Hebert Brothers & Kevin. They ended last season with a great run fishing less than half the season together. I'm looking forward to #WickedPissah making wake this season.


Let's fish!

Gary Staggs
Gary Staggs

this is filmed before...damn u ill lose me

charles simkovich
charles simkovich

@ All captains; Given the short season, why don`t any of you use a "taxi boat" to shuttle your ice, food, tackle, bait, fuel if possible & even bringing in your catch ? My 3 brothers & I are dedicated to anything we undertake & if tuna fishing we wouldn't get off the water except for extreme weather, a real emergency (life threatening to crew or a family member onshore) or a mechanical problem that required coming ashore.

john plaziak
john plaziak

looks like i missed it , was wondering if you guys will make the fred hall show san diego this year ?


Joe Bonner
Joe Bonner

What is the key word to enter for the contest?

Endia Gross
Endia Gross

Why does it seem that Tuna.Com receives a higher price per pound for his catch?

Duane N Genie Gibson
Duane N Genie Gibson

I love hard merchandise and pin wheel.. is Tyler by himself this season??

Kenny Bott
Kenny Bott

what happened to bounty hunter and odysea

Mike Guarino
Mike Guarino

Any captains want to take on a Deck hand and train some young blood?

Eddie Benavidez
Eddie Benavidez

why don't you do a reel show on fisherman???? Scallop fisherman!!!!!!

Charlie Ott
Charlie Ott

cant wait for tommorrow nights show 

Frank Jarvis
Frank Jarvis

@roger hunter I have been to see these boats and met most of the Capt &Crews ...

you are soooooo full of CRAP, if I stuck you with a pin you would explode !

:-(