12 year old angler Jenna Gavin has been confirmed to hold the junior female Bluefin record. Jenna landed a 618 lb Bluefin tuna on October 7th,2014 at Ballantyne's cove, Nova Scotia, Canada with capt. John Gavin and Giant Bluefin Tuna Charters. The previous junior female world record was 430lb 15oz, set in France in 2002.
Our hook and release bluefin tuna charter fishery begins in just four short days! August 16th is fast approaching and tuna fever is setting in.
Ferry service between Portland, Maine and Yarmouth, Nova Scotia is up and running once again. Nova Star Cruises has launched a beautiful ferry to fill a gap in the transportation area between the States and Canada. Our clients from the eastern seaboard will be happy to see the drive to Nova Scotia cut considerably shorter [...]
Nova Scotia is listed in Sportfishing Magazine as one of the top 10 spots in the world to catch a huge tuna. Oh Canada, land of the giants!!! http://www.sportfishingmag.com/gallery/travel/2013/11/10-top-places-catch-huge-tuna?src=SOC&dom=fb
Capt. John Gavin joined two other captains from the Tuna Charters Nova Scotia Association in a joint venture to help promote Nova Scotia's Bluefin Tuna catch and release fishery. The trio manned a booth at the Miami International Boat Show and spent five days singing the praises of the unique fishery they have in their [...]
Giant Bluefin Tuna Charters is excited to be presenting seminars on giant bluefin tuna at the Fred Hall Show - The Ultimate Outdoor Experience in Long Beach, California. Come join us on Friday, March 8th at 2pm, Saturday, March 9th at 12pm and 4:30 pm, and Sunday, March 10th at 2pm to learn more about [...]
Giant Bluefin Tuna Charters was honored to have Tony Ludovico and his associate Joel Williams of Tony H2O (http://www.tonyh2o.com), emmy award winning producer Guy Nickerson (producer of "Jack Hannah's Into The Wild"), and Capt. Mike Barry, former host of WFN's "Reel Adventures", aboard with us for an amazing adventure of swimming with the giants while [...]
Check out Capt. John Gavin of Giant Bluefin Tuna Charters in the Pelagic Gear Spring 2012 Online Catalogue - pages 22/23 and 44/45 http://www.pelagicgear.com/files/index2.html