In pole-and-line fishing, tuna are caught one-by-one using a hook attached to a line and pole.
According to an ISSF-commissioned study, the pole-and-line method consumes 1,485 liters of fuel to land one ton of tuna.
Pole-and-Line Skippers Guide
The guide covers target tuna species, fishing operations, catch handling, and baitfish/live bait.
Pole-and-Line Tuna Catches
Use our “Interactive Stock Status and Catch Tool” to visualize the current pole-and-line tuna catch —and pole-and-line catch trends over time.
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