Wednesday, January 7, 2009 at 1:00 am (Updated: April 14, 9:26 am)
I am happy to ring in the New Year with the good news the giant bluefin tuna have finally shown up off our coast.
The season for this fishery typically starts in December and runs through January. Last season it was very slow off our area, but this season we had our hopes high. Much of the commercial netting of menhaden (giant bluefin tuna’s main food source) has been haulted off the Carolinas, and all indications were there was going to be much more baitfish presence this season.
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