Here’s a great video about the Wedgeport, Nova Scotia Bluefin Rodeo from the 1950’s. Check out the boats, the pre-historic gear, and the size of the fish. Posted on YouTube by Guy Belliveau.
Vintage Tuna Fishing in Nova Scotia
Posted in Bluefin Tuna Videos, Lead Article
Wow! Great stuff. I was particularly interested in the technique of holding the line in the left hand that was employed.
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.