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  • WICKED TUNA: NORTH VS SOUTH S5

  • Premieres Sunday, December 16th at 9pm HKT, 8pm BKK/JKT
  • National Geographic

DESCRIPTION

It’s Bluefin tuna season in the Outer Banks, off the coast of North Carolina, and the local fleet is excited to finally be able to haul in these lucrative giants again. But when Northern boats Hard Merchandise, Pin Wheel and Hot Tuna sweep into Southern waters for their share of the quota, the local boats are not happy. This war will be anything but civil.

EPISODE GUIDE

  • Wicked Tuna: North vs South S5: Battle Lines
    Northern and Southern fisherman fight to get the first catch and mother nature isn’t taking sides.
  • Wicked Tuna: North vs South S5: Not In Our Backyard
    With captains on both North and South hungry for paychecks, a rapidly evaporating fish quota and an angry ocean, can the fisherman outwit the fish?
  • Wicked Tuna: North vs South S5: Reverse The Curse
    As a herd of massive fish hit the waters of North Carolina, the competition heats up between the Northern and Southern fleets.
  • Wicked Tuna: North vs South S5: Bluefin Or Bust
    The animosity between southern and northern boats reaches a high, while the rivalry between two southern boats raises the stakes for the whole fleet.
  • Wicked Tuna: North vs South S5: We're Not In Gloucester Anymore
    When the Outer Banks winds take a turn for the worse, it's man against sea as the Atlantic Ocean threatens the fishermen's quest for bluefin tuna.
  • Wicked Tuna: North vs South S5: Zombie Tuna
    Doghouse fights to land a foul-hooked fish with a Hail Mary Harpoon shot, as the Northern fleet struggles to keep up with the Southern fleet.
  • Wicked Tuna: North vs South S5: Man Overboard
    Bluefin Season in the Outer Banks of North Carolina is a struggle as sustainability imposes stricter limits on fishing.
  • Wicked Tuna: North vs South S5: Ice Ice Tuna
    An ocean storm whips up rough seas and ices in the local harbor, it forces north and south captains to take huge risks to fish in dangerous conditions
  • Wicked Tuna: North vs South S5: Redemption
    As the seasons quota dwindles and sustainability limits are stricter, bluefin fisherman are feeling the pressure to get paid.
  • Wicked Tuna: North vs South S5: By Hook Or By Crook
    In North Carolina's Outer Banks, only small limit of tuna quota is left to catch, so every boat is fighting for their share before the season closes.
  • Wicked Tuna: North vs South S5: No Pain, No Gain
    With the quota dwindling, fishing 24/7 is the only option and none of the boats are backing down as the North Carolina Bluefin season heats up.
  • Wicked Tuna: North vs South S5: From Rods To Riches
    With the small quota rapidly being filled, the pressure is on to catch before the season closes.
  • Wicked Tuna: North vs South S5: Man Down
    With the top Southern Captain Greg Mayer of the Fishin Frenzy sidelined with injury, Northern and Southern fleets see an opportunity to take the lead.
  • Wicked Tuna: North vs South S5: Doghouse Afternoon
    New England anglers TJ and Marciano steam South to the Outer Banks of North Carolina for the winter bluefin tuna season.
  • Wicked Tuna: North vs South S5: Northern Fury
    In a season where the Northern boats are catching more than ever before, Southern boats continue to fish hard against all odds.
  • Wicked Tuna: North vs South S5: Old Golly Whopper
    It’s the toughest Carolina Bluefin Season yet and with half of the quota caught and time running out, every boat on the water is out for blood.
  • Wicked Tuna: North vs South S5: Blood, Sweat And Tears
    Only the strong survive but who has what it takes in the battle between man and nature?
  • Wicked Tuna: North vs South S5: High Speed Chase
    Every second on the water is valuable with the Bluefin Season nearing an end. The luckiest captains battle it out for the title of top-earner.
  • Wicked Tuna: North vs South S5: Down To The Wire
    With final paychecks on the line, big fish on the hook and so little time, a fight to the finish is the only guarantee.
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PHOTOS

VIDEOS

  • Hard Fishing photo

    Hard Fishing

    With the Wahoo fighting a tuna, Hard Merchandise and Fishin' Frenzy battle to catch their own.

    (02:57)
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