Offshore sport fishing for bluefin tuna in the Outer Banks
Bluefin tuna sport fishing charter boat located in Pirates Cove Marina, Manteo, NC.
Outer Banks, NC bluefin tuna charters are only one part of the offshore experience. In turn, you may have selected this option because they are fun to catch, we have more to offer.
Not only will you have a chance at hooking one of these trophy fish, you will be set up for more. During these charters we are rigged and ready for numerous pelagic species.
North Carolina Bluefin Tuna Charters
Outer Banks bluefin tuna charters look forward to catching the largest tunas around that live up to 40 years. Diving deeper then 3,000 feet, bluefin migrate across all oceans. Because these fish are made for speed they are built like torpedoes. Their eyes are set flush to their body and have retractable fins. From the moment they hatch they are tremendous predators. Bluefin tuna seek out schools of fish like mackerel, herring, and eels. Hunt by sight they have the sharpest vision of any bony fish.
Bluefin tuna fishing in the Outer Banks is best in spring and summer months and continues through the warm weather.
Anglers on the Instigator fish for bluefin and yellowfin trolling or chunking usily 30 – 65 miles offshore.
Although bluefin tuna seem to lead in numbers around these fishing grounds it is common to load up on the yellowfin tuna as well when they are running.