Parents' Guide to

Wicked Tuna: North vs. South

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Fishing spin-off has lots of gritty guys, salty language.

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What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 7+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 9+

It's not that bad

So the first season is okay, there is a bit of name calling but the seasons after are pretty good. Only the first season is called North vs South, it's renamed and is now called Outer Banks since. One thing to note, is the Southern captains there often tell the others if they spot a fish. Some of the Northern captains have picked up and done this as well. However some don't and this does create some conflict. Whatever swearing is on there is bleeped out.

This title has:

Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 5+

It stinks

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (3 ):

The Wicked Tuna spin-off follows the same formula of the original series, which includes showing captains and their crews baiting, hooking, reeling in, and selling blue fins for a premium. It also introduces some of the southern region's fishing captains, who have as much talent and competitive spirit as their colleagues from the North.

A lot of attention is paid to the region's important, but limiting, sustainable fishing practices that make tuna fishing challenging. Meanwhile, the competitiveness among the captains gets to be a little much at times. But folks who like fishing, and fans of the original show, will definitely find this worth watching.

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