Tips and tricks for seeking out yellowfin tuna south of martha’s vineyard and what to look for when seeking out active fishing grounds.
Boat: Fortier 30
Capt. Mike Hogan and John Burns head to the Regal Sword in early August in search of a summertime cod bite after taking a quick look for bluefin tuna.
Capt. Mike Hogan and the Salty Cape crew headed south of the Vineyard during the first week of July in search of offshore life, finding yellowfin on top for their first tuna of 2017.
This past summer, the Salty Cape crew and PhD researcher Willy Goldsmith headed south of Martha’s Vineyard to deploy satellite tags on spin-caught bluefin tuna as part of Willy’s research project for the Virginia Institute of Marine Science.
In early August, Capt. Mike Hogan, Capt. Shaun Ruge of Riptide Charters and Willy Goldsmith of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science teamed up to conduct research for Willy’s PhD project regarding the post-release survival rate of bluefin tuna caught in the North Atlantic Ocean.
6 things you need to know about the Fortier 30′.