P.E.I. tuna fishery just getting started

They set sail on the Ocean Drifter out of Alberton Harbour at 4:30 a.m. on Thursday and they were back in port six hours later with a 744-pound bluefin. “I didn’t think he was that big,” Captain Wallace said, indicating he thought the fish probably weighed 500 to 600 pounds prior to bringing him onboard. He then upped his estimate to 700 to 750 pounds before learning just how close the scales put the weight to his higher number.,, The season opened Aug. 2 and , so far, only about a dozen tuna have been landed. click here to read the story 14:32

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