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Will There be a Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks Season 8?

August 16, 2020
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‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ follows the same premise as its predecessor, ‘Wicked Tuna’ — with the difference being in the location. The spin-off airs on National Geographic and revolves around a bunch of commercial fishermen who hunt for the Atlantic bluefin tuna on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. During each fishing season, these men are given a tight deadline, wherein they have to make the biggest hauls for their next payday. Lending us a deep insight into the environmental and fishing conditions in the region, ‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ is a staple on Nat Geo and has spawned seven incredible seasons to date. Here’s everything we know about its next edition.

Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks Season 8 Release Date:

‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ Season 7 premiered on June 28, 2020, on the National Geographic. After spanning eight episodes, it ended on August 16, 2020. Since the show is an annual Summer staple on the channel and has a loyal fanbase, an eighth edition is guaranteed. All we need to wait for is an update on the renewal. Whenever that happens, we can expect ‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ Season 8 to release sometime in Summer 2021.

Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks Season 8 Cast: Who Can be in it?

‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ follows a team of daring captains, located in the Outer Banks, who lead their vessels and crews while scouring for the lucrative bluefin tuna in the deep seas. The boats featured in the seventh season are Falcon, captained by Dave Marciano; Hot Tuna, captained by TJ Ott; Pinwheel, captained by Tyler McLaughlin; Kahuna, captained by Reed Meredith; Offshore Outlaw, captained by Adam Price; Rasta Rocket, captained by Zack Shackleton; and Reel E’ Bugging, captained by Bobby Earl. Season 8 should see most of the above teams making a comeback, accompanied by a couple of new fishing crews.

What Can Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks Season 8 be About?

‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ follows the multiple adventures of the captains and their crew aboard their respective vessels. Their ultimate aim is to catch the biggest quantities of the Atlantic bluefin tuna, which is one of the most profit-generating fishes in the region. However, their quest is not easy. The teams need to head deep into the raging waters off the coast of North Carolina in order to scour for the next haul. These daring fishermen have to face unpredictable, treacherous conditions and compete with each other as well as other seasoned locals to haul the biggest catch. Moreover, the freezing temperatures add to the difficulty. Season 8 will stick to the same format and follow these brave fishermen as they gear up for another season of tuna fishing in the deep waters of Northern Carolina’s coasts.

Read More: Where Is Wicked Tuna Filmed?

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