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1. Who's the G.O.A.T. Boat?

44 min


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Who's the G.O.A.T. Boat?

Season 12, Episode 1 TV-14 CC HD CC SD

As the Bluefin season opens, Gloucester’s toughest competitors kick off the battle for the first fish of the season and for the title or “Greatest Of All Time” or “G.O.A.T.” for short. Government restrictions limit the fleet to one fish per day and only four days of fishing per week. With such strict constraints, the winning boat will prove itself to be the GOAT!

2. Push It to the Limit

44 min


Push It to the Limit

Season 12, Episode 2 TV-14 CC HD CC SD

A new contender arrives to disrupt the ranks of Gloucester’s finest, as Captain Michelle Bancewicz and First Mate Lea Pinaud of Fishing Vessel No Limits make their entrance into the competition. While the fleet is split between fishing local and making the run south to Chatham, Michelle and Lea look to make their mark on the tuna world.

3. A Whole New Pissah

44 min


A Whole New Pissah

Season 12, Episode 3 TV-14 CC HD CC SD

The bluefin bite is on as the fleet searches far and wide for the biggest payday possible. Captain Paul Hebert seeks redemption from last season’s financial woes and loss of respect from the fleet, but will his new positivity be enough to earn the respect he so desperately desires? Only time will tell if repentance comes with a paycheck.

4. Chatham Alliance

44 min


Chatham Alliance

Season 12, Episode 4 TV-14 CC HD CC SD

The competition is heating up as three captains form an alliance and head to Chatham - Captain Bob Cook of the Fat Tuna, Captain TJ Ott of the Hot Tuna and Captain Jack Patrican of the Time Flies. The other half of the fleet must make a choice to either link up and form their own alliances near home or go it alone.

5. Big Gamble, Big Fish

44 min


Big Gamble, Big Fish

Season 12, Episode 5 TV-14 CC HD CC SD

Wicked Pissah makes the big steam for the first time this season and joins Fat Tuna, Hot Tuna & Time Flies in Chatham, hoping there is strength in numbers. Meanwhile despite being stuck on one fish, Tyler on the Pin Wheel continues to fish on his own, betting that his lone wolf strategy will finally yield another big bluefin.

6. Chatham or Bust

44 min


Chatham or Bust

Season 12, Episode 6 TV-14 CC HD CC SD

After spending most of the season badmouthing the fleet for fishing in Chatham, captain Tyler has a change of heart, and decides to chase the bite down south. No Limits also decides to follow the fleet to the Cape with the hopes of climbing up from the bottom of the leaderboard. Will the gamble and long steam pay off?

7. Keeping Up With Marciano

44 min


Keeping Up With Marciano

Season 12, Episode 7 TV-14 CC HD CC SD

8. Tuna Overload

44 min


Tuna Overload

Season 12, Episode 8 TV-14 CC HD CC SD

Years of fishing restrictions have paid off, yielding a healthy bluefin population that attracts more fishermen than ever. Unfortunately, with too many bluefin getting caught up so quickly, the quota diminishes, and the market gets flooded, leading captains to worry that the only remedy for dealing with the overflowing supply versus demand may be a buyer shutdown.

9. Makin' the Bite

44 min


Makin' the Bite

Season 12, Episode 9 TV-14 CC SD CC HD

Overwhelmed with fish, tuna buyers temporarily halted purchase of tunas to protect the health of the market. Now, the buyers are ready to take on new inventory, and every tuna captain is ready to get back to work. The first fish that gets in after the shutdown is sure to command top dollar, so the fleet races to find the meat.


10. Double or Nothing

44 min


Double or Nothing

Season 12, Episode 10 TV-14 CC SD CC HD

North Atlantic bluefin season nears the halfway point and prompts Ott family fishing vessel Bad Fish to join the hunt. Tim Ott, Sr. along with brother-in-law Chris “Spike” McGovern, fish alongside sister vessel Hot Tuna in the hopes of bringing home two paychecks for the family business. Meanwhile, new rivalries form within the fleet as boats scramble for their share of wicked tuna.

11. Heart on the Line

44 min


Heart on the Line

Season 12, Episode 11 TV-14 CC SD CC HD

Captain Dave Marciano's father begins hospice, but with only a couple trips left before Dave has heart surgery, he has to keep his focus on fishing. Meanwhile, No Limits mate Lea Pinaud mourns her father’s passing and hopes he can send the No Limit’s crew a little luck. With a tight competition, everyone has to keep their head in the game.

12. Can't Miss a Beat

44 min


Can't Miss a Beat

Season 12, Episode 12 TV-14 CC SD CC HD

As the fleet battles it out for the top spot, the Hard Merchandise races to catch one more fish before Dave has to take time off for his heart procedure. If they are unsuc-cessful, Jay & Joe must take the boat out on their own to keep the Merch afloat in the competition and make Captain Dave proud.

13. Blue Gold Rush

44 min


Blue Gold Rush

Season 12, Episode 13 TV-14 CC HD CC SD

All up and down the coast, the bluefin are biting, and prices for quality fish are hitting record highs. With that knowledge at hand, and the season more than halfway over, the battle is on to see who will catch the biggest, baddest bluefin, get the best price per pound, and bolster their claim to the title of GOAT.

14. Hot Tuna Beast Mode

44 min


Hot Tuna Beast Mode

Season 12, Episode 14 TV-14 CC HD CC SD

Hot Tuna shares baits and advice with nearby boats hoping for a big payday. Meanwhile, Hard Merchandise gets a late afternoon hookup and races the clock to make their catch. And up north, Pinwheel takes on a fish fight that forces them to work around a pesky obstacle. Who will prevail?

15. Back With A Vengeance

44 min


Back With A Vengeance

Season 12, Episode 15 TV-14 CC HD CC SD

You can’t keep a good captain down as Hard Merchandise’s Dave Marciano returns to bluefin fishing after his heart procedure to prove that he’s still got what it takes to stay in the game. Meanwhile, fishing in Chatham with the majority of the fleet for the first time this season, Captain Dave Carraro of must catch a big, high-quality fish to make the trip worthwhile.

16. Dot Com Domination

44 min


Dot Com Domination

Season 12, Episode 16 TV-14 CC HD CC SD

The season is entering the home stretch, and five-time champion Dave Carraro looks to put the pressure on the rest of the fleet by fishing in Chatham to extend his lead. Up north, the Pinwheel bands together while captain Tyler Mclaughlin battles through illness to get back on the water and return to the hunt for Bluefin Tuna.

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How much do the tuna buyers make on Wicked Tuna? ›

When the TV show first started, the guys on Wicked Tuna would make around $2,000 to $3,000 per boat, per episode. As the series has grown in popularity, they cast on Wicked Tuna now make and get paid closer to $10,000 dollars per episode. Some of the big stars are rumored to get paid as much as $100,000 per show.

What happened to gut from Wicked Tuna? ›

Courtesy photo/Dixon McGlohon, who appeared as a fish buyer on the television reality show 'Wicked Tuna,' died Tuesday. HIs death is thought by first responders to be Gloucester's 11th fatal opioid-related overdose this year.

How realistic is Wicked Tuna? ›

Taking everything into account, it's fair to say the series accurately depicts how grueling being a commercial fisherman is but – like any other reality show – Wicked Tuna takes a few artistic liberties when it comes to editing the action together to make it entertaining.

What season of Wicked Tuna is on Disney Plus? ›

'Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks Showdown' Season 1 Coming To Disney+ (US) Disney has announced that Season 1 of National Geographics's “Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks Showdown” will begin streaming on Disney+ in the United States on Wednesday, April 5, 2023.

Who is the richest on Wicked Tuna? ›

Marciano is said to make the most from any cast member of Wicked Tuna. He's been in the fishing industry for over 30 years, and has been part of the reality series since season one. Dave has an estimated net worth of $600,000, distractify reports.

Who is the highest paid Wicked Tuna? ›

Captains would make the most money, with Captain Tj Ott receiving as much as $100,00 per episode. Captain Dave Carraro of is said to make the next most at $83,000. Another way of looking at their wealth is by looking at some of the crew's reported net worth.

Did Paul lose the wicked Pissah? ›

Paul Hebert's Wicked Pissah finished last season as the top earning boat, and he returns again this season with his new custom-built boat and his colorful character. “I feel blessed that I am still part of the project, and I hope that we get many more years,” he said.

Who went to jail from Wicked Tuna? ›

David Marciano of Wicked Tuna after his arrest in North Carolina. BEVERLY -- Wicked Tuna reality TV star David Marciano of Beverly was arrested in North Carolina on Tuesday for allegedly pulling the ponytail of a hotel front desk clerk.

Did Paul from Wicked Tuna go to jail? ›

Gloucester fisherman Paul Hebert, a cast member on the "Wicked Tuna" fishing reality show, was sentenced Wednesday in federal court in Vermont to four years probation, fined $5,000 and ordered to pay more than $53,560 in restitution for Social Security and Medicaid fraud.

Why did Marciano quit Wicked Tuna? ›

Hard Merchandise was the captain's partner on the water for the first seven seasons of the show. Eventually, though, Marciano decided he wasn't seeing the results he needed for tuna fishing and decided he needed some major changes in his equipment.

Does Sandro from Wicked Tuna ever get his own boat? ›

he got his own boat. Fishing out of Maine.

Do the guys on Wicked Tuna get paid? ›

Average The Wicked Tuna hourly pay ranges from approximately $13.00 per hour for Dishwasher to $17.89 per hour for Sushi Chef. Average The Wicked Tuna weekly pay ranges from approximately $490 per week for Food Runner to $643 per week for Server.

How can I watch Wicked Tuna Season 12? ›

Currently you are able to watch "Wicked Tuna - Season 12" streaming on Hulu, fuboTV or buy it as download on Google Play Movies, Vudu, Amazon Video, Microsoft Store, Apple TV.

What season is Wicked Tuna on in 2023? ›

Watch Wicked Tuna Online | Season 12 (2023) | TV Guide.

What season was the biggest fish caught on Wicked Tuna? ›

TJ Ott aboard – what else? – the Hot Tuna. Biggest tuna ever caught: 1.030 pounds (Season 1) by Capt.

What does MRM stand for on Wicked Tuna? ›

Pinwheel crew First Mate Marissa "MRM" McLaughlin works to reel in a fish on the line.

How much does a deckhand make on a tuna boat? ›

Fishing vessel deckhand salaries typically range between $20,000 and $121,000 a year. The average hourly rate for fishing vessel deckhands is $24.18 per hour.

Who owns the PinWheel on Wicked Tuna? ›

Tyler McLaughlin - Captain/Owner PinWheel on Wicked Tuna - National Geographic Channels Wicked Tuna | LinkedIn.

Is TJ dating Merm on Wicked Tuna? ›

Adorably after, TJ and Merm have gone out of their way to express their affection for one another, including TJ making her breakfast after a lost catch and wanting to use his own catch money toward a fancy dinner date for them. It sounds like despite their team's professional rivalries, these two are really in love.

Does the winner of Wicked Tuna get a bonus? ›

Does the winner of Wicked Tuna get a prize? Whilst there is no medal, trophy, or prize as such, the winners of Wicked Tuna will have bragging rights for a lifetime, plus the prize money which is the earnings from their season's catches.

What does Tyler McLaughlin do for a living? ›

McLaughlin continues to work for the family business, but also launched PinWheel Tuna Fishing Charters out of Rye Harbor. “I've definitely found a way. I've wanted to be a commercial fisherman my whole life,” he says, acknowledging his attitude caught some “Wicked Tuna” rivals off guard.

What did Paul from Wicked Tuna get in trouble for? ›

Paul Hebert, 50, of Gloucester, Massachusetts, entered the pleas in U.S. District Court in Burlington to charges of Social Security and Medicaid fraud. Hebert was charged last summer with accepting more than $44,000 in Social Security and Medicaid disability benefits between 2010 and 2013.

What does Paul Hebert do for a living? ›

One of Paul Hebert's most notable accomplishments as a fisherman is his role in the reality TV show “Wicked Tuna,” which airs on the National Geographic Channel. The show follows a group of Gloucester fishermen as they compete to catch the most valuable bluefin tuna.

Is Dave from Wicked Tuna still a pilot? ›

Dave is also an airline/instructor pilot and currently a Captain at JetBlue Airways, flying over 30 years.

Which fisherman died on Wicked Tuna? ›

Nicholas S. “Duffy” Fudge, a cast member on National Geographic Channel's reality series about commercial tuna fisherman called “Wicked Tuna,” died last week at age 28.

Have any boats sunk on Wicked Tuna? ›

The Waste Knot sank to the bottom about 11 miles out of Oregon Inlet. Thanks to its airing on the show Wicked Tuna, the boat's sinking became instantly famous. While companion boats rushed to rescue the captain and crew (thankfully, all aboard were evacuated safely), the boat itself was thought to be a total loss.

Does Dave Marciano own Angelica Fisheries? ›

Dave Marciano - Principal Owner - Angelica Fisheries Inc | LinkedIn.

Were Ali and Marciano friends? ›

Later, Ali said that he felt closer to Marciano during their sparring sessions than he ever did to any other white fighter. “Our work was phony,” he wrote in his autobiography. “But our friendship became real.”

What happened to the captain of Hard Merchandise? ›

David Carmen Marciano, 49, is from Massachusetts. He was arrested and taken to the magistrate's office in Beaufort where he was released on a written promise to appear in court. Mr. Marciano, captain of the vessel Hard Merchandise, appears in the National Geographic Channel show “Wicked Tuna.”

Is Sandro Maniaci a captain? ›

Capt. Sandro has made a name for himself through his hard work, dedication and ability to catch bluefin tunas.

Who owns the pinwheel fishing boat? ›

Who is the Captain of Pinwheel? Tyler Mclaughlin is the owner and only Captain of The Pinwheel.

Who owns the wicked Pissah boat? ›

Wicked Pissah's owner, Paul Hebert is a well-known figure in the Gloucester, Massachusetts fishing community.

How much does Jared make on Wicked Tuna? ›

“Wicked Tuna” is definitely a show that keeps viewers on the edge of their seats. So, Outsiders might wonder how much the cast gets paid. According to an article from Looper, “Wicked Tuna” cast members make about $10,000 per episode.

How much does the crew make on a tuna boat? ›

Salary Ranges for Deckhand Tuna Boats

The salaries of Deckhand Tuna Boats in the US range from $36,453 to $53,142 , with a median salary of $42,703 . The middle 50% of Deckhand Tuna Boats makes between $42,703 and $46,177, with the top 83% making $53,142.

What percentage do the deckhands get on Wicked Tuna? ›

This is based on a percentage allocation of around 15% as a cut of the total earnings from the catch. The more the tuna boat catches, the more a deckhand will make. Get Wicked Tuna Merchandise: Did you know you can buy a wide range of Wicked Tuna gear on Amazon?

Why isn t Wicked Tuna on Disney Plus? ›

This could be because of long term licensing issues. As in “Wicked Tuna's” case, there aren't that many seasons available internationally, either on Disney+ or other digital platforms. However, in the United States, all ten seasons of the show are available.

Has wicked Pissah ever won? ›

After ten years of competing on National Geographic's "Wicked Tuna," Gloucester Capt. Paul Hebert of the Wicked Pissah finally can claim the title of champion.

Is Wicked Tuna on Disney+ plus? ›

Watch Wicked Tuna | Full episodes | Disney+

What year is season 12 Wicked Tuna? ›

Broadcast schedule
SeriesSeasonFirst aired
Wicked Tuna: Outer BanksSeason 8July 18, 2021
Wicked TunaSeason 11February 27, 2022
Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks ShowdownSeason 9July 17, 2022
Wicked TunaSeason 12February 26, 2023
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When did Wicked Tuna end? ›

The finale of “Wicked Tuna” season 11 airs Sunday, July 10, at 8:30 p.m. on the National Geographic Channel.

What is the most expensive tuna ever sold? ›

Admittedly, his circumstances were a little different from the buyer who coughed up a whopping $273,000 for a giant tuna at an auction in Tokyo's Toyosu fish market recently. The bluefin tuna weighed 212 kg according to a Bloomberg report, which means the discerning buyer put down $1,287 for each kilo of the fish.

How long does it take to reel in a bluefin tuna? ›

To put that into perspective for you, the average time to reel in a bluefin tuna is about two and a half hours.

Do the fish buyers on Wicked Tuna get paid? ›

This is just the price the man at the dock will pay them. He then turns it around and sells it to someone else at a higher price. The tuna probably gets bought and sold several times before it hits the plate. Keep in mind that this isn't true for all tuna, just Pacific Bluefin.

How much do the Wicked Tuna guys get paid? ›

Average The Wicked Tuna hourly pay ranges from approximately $13.00 per hour for Dishwasher to $17.89 per hour for Sushi Chef. Average The Wicked Tuna weekly pay ranges from approximately $490 per week for Food Runner to $643 per week for Server.

How much do the Wicked Tuna Guys get paid per episode? ›

“Wicked Tuna” is definitely a show that keeps viewers on the edge of their seats. So, Outsiders might wonder how much the cast gets paid. According to an article from Looper, “Wicked Tuna” cast members make about $10,000 per episode. Now that's on top of any revenue picked up from catching tuna.

How much does Tyler McLaughlin make per episode on Wicked Tuna? ›

He makes approximately $10,000 per episode. Before becoming part of Wicked Tuna, Tyler took part in the 75-boat tournament in Maine, whereby he created an excellent reputation because of his competitive nature.

How much does a mate make on a tuna boat? ›

The salaries of Deckhand Tuna Boats in the US range from $36,453 to $53,142 , with a median salary of $42,703 .

What does Dave Carraro do for a living? ›

Captain Dave Carraro has an invaluable 40+ years' experience fishing the East Coast, Bahamas and Mexico. His specialty is Tuna and Cod fishing which is what he spends most of his time doing.

What is the largest tuna ever caught? ›

The largest one currently on record belongs to fisherman Ken Fraser, who caught a bluefin tuna off the coast of Nova Scotia, Canada in 1979. That fish weighed in at an astounding 1,496 pounds! To this day, no fisherman has ever come close to matching this world record bluefin tuna catch.

How much is Marciano worth on Wicked Tuna? ›

An actor's net worth is essentially determined by looking at their assets minus liabilities, so Dave Marciano's net worth being $3 million shows he is in excellent financial health.

Who owns the wicked Pissah? ›

Paul Hebert - Owner - Wicked Pissah Fishing | LinkedIn.


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