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Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks

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When bluefin tuna season ends in Gloucester, Mass., it's just beginning in North Carolina's Outer Banks, a perfect opportunity to pit North vs. South in a pro fisherman contest for the ocean's most lucrative prey. Venturing south are the best crews from Gloucester to take on top local fleets in the treacherous Outer Banks, where the weather is more unpredictable than up north, and the seas can be extremely rough. The Gloucester rod-and-reel vets must master "greensticking" -- trolling artificial squid from a 30-foot fiberglass pole to lure the elusive species to the surface. Top-dollar bluefin can be worth as much as $20,000 each, but a short season and small government catch quota means explosive rivalries surface quickly.

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aired 4 days ago
Several of Gloucester's top fishermen follow bluefin tuna south to the Outer Banks for winter.
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Severe storms land in the Outer Banks, and one captain is hit especially hard by harsh weather conditions.
aired 4 days ago
Former winner Fishin' Frenzy struggles to keep up against the toughest teams on the ocean. Get a First Look as Bait boils and the bluefin bite, but a devastating loss could change a champion forever.
aired 11 days ago
A first look; former winner Fishin' Frenzy struggles to keep up against the toughest teams on the ocean.
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Financial strain hits the fleet as the tuna, and the captains' paychecks, prove elusive.
aired 21 days ago
The fleet push each other to the limit for more paychecks and the prize title of season champion.
aired 21 days ago
With two weeks left in the season, the captains feel the pressure to bring in a bluefin.
aired 21 days ago
The Doghouse, Foolish Pleasures and Little Shell fight to improve their positions.
aired 21 days ago
With only two days left to fish, the captains battle it out in one of the closest finishes in Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks history.
aired 21 days ago
Reigning champion Fishin' Frenzy's Capt. Greg Mayer gets knocked off his throne, and now it's anybody's game in the race for the top spot.
aired 21 days ago
Captain Greg Mayer sees his lead start to slip away as the competition heats up and one captain brings in the first triple catch of the season.
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One captain sees continued success on a green stick, frustrating the rest of the fleet.
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All-star captains go head-to-head when bluefin season opens in the Outer Banks.
aired 22 days ago
The Doghouse desperately tries to change its luck and land its first fish of the season.
aired 22 days ago
Captain Greg Mayer is determined to land the season's first fish, but he must contend with a new adversary -- his former mate.
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The Northern and Southern boats fight for the title in the final two days of the season.
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A quota extension creates an all-out frenzy as the captains scramble to land a few more fish before the season ends; Capt. Reed Meredith knows he has what it takes to lead the fleet; northern boats try to keep pace with the southern fleet.
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The Pinwheel duo work to prove their worth and gain respect throughout the fleet.
aired 32 days ago
As the clock ticks down, the battle to be the top-earning boat in the Outer Banks heats up.
aired 32 days ago
With a limited number of days left to fish, Tyler chooses between big risk and big reward.
aired 33 days ago
Fishing hard for their families, the Little Shell puts it all on the line, while the Doghouse fights to land a foul-hooked fish with a Hail Mary harpoon shot.

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