Yellowfin Tuna

Check out the latest fishing tips and techniques for catching yellowfin tuna.


Both fun to catch and exquisite on the plate, yellowfin tuna rank high on most anglers’ bucket lists. Yellowfin grow well into the hundreds of pounds, and they use their bulk and rounded shape to swim figure 8s on their sides below the boat, as anglers heave on the rod to gain line.

Yellowfin swim the world’s tropical and subtropical ocean zones. When these fish feed at the surface, anglers can throw poppers and other topwater lures for one of the most exciting surface bites on the planet.