Vintage Tuna Fishing in Nova Scotia

Here’s a great video about the Wedgeport, Nova Scotia Bluefin Rodeo from the 1950’s. ┬áCheck out the boats, the pre-historic gear, and the size of the fish. ┬áPosted on YouTube by Guy Belliveau.

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Mark N. Cahill has been writing and editing for Reel-Time.com since 1995. He started fishing in the mid-1960's and caught his first striper off World's End in Hingham in 1966. From there on in it was an obsession. He loves fishing for tuna, and fly fishing for striped bass. In a pinch, anything with fins will do...

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2 comments on “Vintage Tuna Fishing in Nova Scotia
  1. avatar Wild John says:

    Wow! Great stuff. I was particularly interested in the technique of holding the line in the left hand that was employed.

  2. avatar Greg Sears says:

    The International Tuna Cup still exists we have participated the last four years. It is a great time if you would like to participate contact me and we can get you hooked up with a great boat. The tournament is now held in North Lake Prince Edward Island.

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