Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks

Friday 28 June 10.00pm

©National Geographic
Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks

WHEN TO WATCH

  1. Wednesday 26 June at 05.00pm

    Northern Invasion

  2. Thursday 27 June at 05.00pm

    Danger Zone

  3. Friday 28 June at 05.00pm

    Perfect Storm

Synopsis

Three Northern captains return to the Outer Banks to compete with their southern rivals. With Atlantic bluefin prices on the rise, the captains take big risks to catch in this dangerous fishery. It’s the battle of champions as the top boats from the North and South compete to catch their share of blue gold.

Episodes

Season 1
  • Northern Invasion

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    Northern champions face their Southern rivals in the hunt for bluefin tuna during the Outer Banks winter, where only the strong survive.

    Next Showing
    Wednesday 26 June at 05.00pm
    On NatGeo Wild
    Next Showing
    Friday 28 June at 10.00pm
    On NatGeo Wild
  • Danger Zone

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    As the Northern fleet looks to bounce back from their slow start, the Reel E. Bugging takes a huge risk in an effort to grab the early season lead.

    Next Showing
    Thursday 27 June at 05.00pm
    On NatGeo Wild
  • Perfect Storm

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    Northern boat, Pinwheel, risks their lives and their boat on the advice of a Southern Captain in the hope of landing their first fish of the season.

    Next Showing
    Friday 28 June at 05.00pm
    On NatGeo Wild
  • Fair Weather Fish

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    In a season of rough weather, there will be a few fishable days in a row and every Captain hopes to capitalize before the storm arrives.

  • Will vs. Skill

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    With the Northern boats docked, the Southern fleet tries to get ahead. Meanwhile, Pinwheel contends with a potentially season-ending malfunction.

  • Turnaround Tunas

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    The Gloucester champions take advantage of good weather, strategizing to find big bites, and gain ground against the tough Southern competition.

  • Red Boat Revenge

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    Four-time champion Captain Greg Mayer aims to retake the lead, while Captain Robert Earl knows, "A Fish a Day Keeps the Frenzy Away."

  • No Time for a Slump

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    Pinwheel’s Tyler McLaughlin may be in last place now, but the former northern and southern champion spells trouble for the fleet if he gets on a roll.

  • Brink of Disaster

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    It’s survival of the fittest for man and monster fish when danger strikes the Outer Banks and one captain faces his demons.

  • Fire on the Little Shell

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    Little Shell’s season goes from bad to worse when their gyro breaks loose from its mounts and causes a fire on board.

  • Tow the Line

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    The Southern boats have been dominating the competition all season long, but now the Northern Captains push to make a big move.

  • Sick as a Seadog

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    During Pinwheel’s fight back from the bottom, Tyler gets hit with a debilitating illness, putting all the pressure to produce on sister, Marissa.

  • Blueprint for Bluefin

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    When fish become hard to find, strategy becomes the key to catching. Who can outsmart the rest of the fleet to land a bluefin and come out on top?

  • Beggin' for a Bluefin

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    As weather windows put a strain on fishing, most of the fleet stays cautious, but Bobby and his mates will do whatever it takes for first place.

  • Revenge of the Underdogs

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    Northern Champ Tyler McLaughlin faces great adversity, while the front-runners look to extend their lead.

  • Quota Smasher

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    Local Captains find their groove as time marches to the end of bluefin season, while the Northern boats fight to keep their catches coming.

  • The Chase Is On

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    With Reel E. Bugging in the lead, the rest of the fleet races against the clock to close the gap.

  • Ultimate Champion

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    It’s the last day of fishing and every boat is out trying to make one final paycheck and possibly secure the title - Champion of Champions.