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Wicked Tuna: The Bite is On

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Photo: Pirate, First Mate of the Odysea
Meet the fleet, as peak season begins and the adrenaline rush of “monstah” hunting hits Gloucester. We enter mid-season, but this is when the money is made and tempers run hot. Each captain loads his boat with three thousand dollars worth of fuel, bait, and ice, and heads off for open water where the blue gold is waiting. But it doesn't take long for things to sour when there's cash on the line.

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