N.C. man nabs two massive bluefin tuna two days in a row

By Will Doran, The News & Observer Tribune News Service © January 21, 2015 FUQUAY-VARINA, N.C. There’s a reason bluefin tuna is expensive. The massive fish are strong, fast and difficult to catch. When Jason Davis set out on his first tuna fishing trip earlier this month, he knew he’d be fighting an uphill battle.Continue reading “N.C. man nabs two massive bluefin tuna two days in a row”

Bluefin Tuna Sells For Record $1.76M In Tokyo

TOKYO (AP) — A bluefin tuna sold for a record $1.76 million at a Tokyo auction Saturday, nearly three times the previous high set last year. In the year’s first auction at Tokyo’s sprawling Tsukiji fish market, a 489-pound tuna caught off northeastern Japan sold for 155.4 million yen, said Ryoji Yagi, a market official.Continue reading “Bluefin Tuna Sells For Record $1.76M In Tokyo”