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Fishing for bluefin tuna is a way of life for many residents of Gloucester, Mass. "Wicked Tuna" takes viewers into the unrelenting North Atlantic waters infamously spotlighted by the novel-turned-feature film "The Perfect Storm," to follow captains who are relied upon by their families, their shipmates, and by Gloucester itself, to haul in boatloads of the large but elusive bluefin. The pressure to deliver is unforgiving -- the fishing season is short and tuna populations are dwindling -- but one "monstah" catch can reel in just as large of a payday.

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Marciano feels the pressure to land his first fish of the season and garner a paycheck.
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Defending champion Dave Carraro struggles to land a fish, while the other captains try to get ahead.
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On opening day of the bluefin tuna season, the captains fight to land their first tuna.
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The captains look back at the wildest battles they waged out in the North Atlantic.
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The story of bluefin fisherman Capt. Dave Marciano, who helms the Hard Merchandise, and his crew.
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A behind-the-scenes look at the top 20 epic fights, blowups and tantrums within the Gloucester, Mass., fleet.
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A look back at the top 20 extreme weather clips.
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Defending champion Capt. Dave Carraro and his vessel are back on top; for many in the fleet, FV- Tuna.Com's dominance is an unwelcome sight, and the fleet will do everything in its power to cool Dot Com's hot streak.
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In Gloucester, Mass., top fishermen battle the elusive North Atlantic bluefin tuna and each other for the title of number one boat in the fleet.
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A week after the captains team up, the alliances begin to prosper.
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The captains relive the top-20 close calls of the past six seasons.
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The highs and lows of Capt. Tyler McLaughlin's career; Capt. McLaughlin was the young upstart of the Gloucester, Mass., fleet who arrived to unseat Capt. Dave Cararro.
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The captains team up to improve their chances even though forming an alliance is risky.
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Inexperienced fishermen crowd the water, forcing the fleet to fish through obstacles.
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Dave Carraro and Tyler McLaughlin are locked in battle as the crews enter the final two weeks of the bluefin tuna fishing season.
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A treacherous storm descends on Gloucester and fishing becomes a dangerous gamble.
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Duffy makes a mistake that could destroy the Pinwheel's chances of catching a fish.
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The captains pounce on an opportunity to take the lead away from Captain Dave Carraro.
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The competition heats up as the captains become desperate to land a paycheck.
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Captain Tyler McLaughlin is determined to stay out as long as necessary to best his rival.
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After his mates succeed without him, Captain Dave Carraro is desperate to redeem himself.

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