The abundant migrating baitfish moving through Cape Cod waters in the fall often set up heart-pounding bluefin blitzes. On The Water was there to capture some of the most intense surface-feeding tuna action ever put on film. Putting away more conventional methods, the guys from First Light Anglers, Derek Spingler and Nat Moody, pick up 14-weight fly rods and cast at these feisty pelagics.
We’re then treated to a hard-fought battle with a giant bluefin tuna near the BB Buoy. Appearing off the New England coast each fall, these bruisers test the limits of both angler and tackle. History on the species and its sad decline are detailed, as well as tips on hooking a giant of your own.