Tagging Bluefin Tuna with PhD Researcher Willy Goldsmith


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. After collecting data on 16 of the 22 deployed tags, Willy shares a few insights into the viability of catch and release recreational bluefin tuna fishing with spinning gear.

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