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Gatley: Bluefin tuna

Recent changes to bluefin regulations are sure to have an impact on tuna fisherman

Updated: June 29, 2010, 4:27 PM ET
By Chris Gatley | ESPNOutdoors.com

The recent adjustments to bluefin tuna regulations are sure to have an impact on many tuna fisherman this season.

As it stands, the recreational sector may harvest one bluefin measuring from 27 inches to less than 59 inches per trip, per vessel. I am sure has the regulations have their reasoning, but has common sense factored into the final decision of the National Marine Fisheries Service?

Tournament tuna angler and conservationist Matt Boomer of Maryland would like to see the NMFS ...

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