New “Wicked Tuna” Series Plays on Regional Rivalry

New “Wicked Tuna” Series Plays on Regional Rivalry
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Outer Banks Voice: In what was likely the first time a bitter feud over fisheries quotas has been transformed into swaggering entertainment, a sneak preview Thursday of Wicked Tuna: North Vs. South was met with raucous whooping and cheers at a standing-room only gala at Pirate’s Cove.

The spinoff of the National Geographic Channel’s Wicked Tuna series was shot last winter off Hatteras and Oregon Inlet featuring Outer Banks fishermen battling “invading” Yankee watermen — who had a rough season up north — for the notoriously limited bluefin tuna quota.

Read more about the Wicked Tuna reality show screening in North Carolina.