Originally Published by CBC News, August 19, 2015
A father and son from Conception Bay South had a lucrative week fishing for tuna with their most recent catch weighing 710 lbs.
Greer Hunt Jr., 23, landed his first Atlantic bluefin tuna Tuesday, using just a rod and reel to haul in the massive fish.
He said a tuna like the one he caught can sell for close to $10,000.
“The fight is unreal,” he said from a wharf in the Foxtrap Marina.
“You’ll gain 100