Southern Bluefin Tuna Appreciation Night

A 82 kg bluefin tuna caught by Isaac Fergusen and Colby Lesko.

SOUTHERN bluefin tuna have been caught in good numbers off Portland, Vic, lately. You may have also heard that Portland recently produced its largest ever tuna weighing a whopping 169 kg.

have been on fire and the  last week is no exception.

The Victorian Fisheries Authority is keen for game fishers to make the most of these beautiful fish when keeping them for the table.

That’s why they are encouraging all keen tuna fishers to check out the Southern Bluefin Tuna Appreciation Night, which they are hosting with the Warrnambool Offshore & Light Game Fishing Club.

There will be presentations from renowned fish veterinarian Paul Hardy-Smith and representatives from the Tuna Champions Program, who will demonstrate best practice tuna-handling so your prized fish remains fresh and sashimi-grade.

There will be chef’s samples and an exclusive tuna cooking master class from Melbourne based chef Mel Roberts.

The event is free and will be held at Brauer College, Warrnambool on Thursday, June 27, at 6 pm. Please email to RSVP.

Check out the official Facebook event HERE.



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