tuna fishing charters PEI
  • Bluefin Tuna Fishing In PEI

    If you are thinking about going Bluefin tuna fishing in PEI this summer then "PEI Tuna Charters" would be happy to hook you up!

    Tide & Time Tuna Charters in PEI is a Maritime tuna charter business in North Lake, PEI. If you love fishing in any respect you will certainly enjoy this amazing tuna fishing sport. There is nothing like the excitement of battling one of these monsters of the sea.

    North Lake PEI is fast becoming the place to catch Bluefin Tuna!

    Bluefin tuna migrate to Atlantic Canada each year and some of the largest tuna seem to want to stay around the North Lake PEI waters. So if you are onboard a tuna fishing charter boat like the "Tidy & Time" with captain David Sansom, you are sure to catch a big one, often as large as 1000 pounds!

    Giant Bluefin Tuna

    David Sansom is a local tuna fishing captain aboard the Tide & Time tuna fishing charter boat located in Prince Edward Island. David has many years of lobster fishing, crab fishing and tuna fishing experience here in Atlantic Canada. Anyone who has gone out tuna fishing with David Sansom experiences first hand the thrill of catching a large bluefin tuna.

    Every summer and fall in PEI, anglers gather from all parts of the world to come to North Lake PEI to catch giant Bluefin tuna. Giant bluefin tuna fish are one of the most powerful fish in the ocean and are found in most areas of Atlantic Canada, especially off the waters in North Lake PEI area.

    His PEI tuna fishing charter business is well  known for catching 1000 pound Bluefin tuna in PEI only a few miles offshore. Every summer and fall in PEI, anglers gather from all parts of the world to come to North Lake PEI to catch giant Bluefin tuna.

    Giant bluefin tuna fish are one of the most powerful fish in the ocean and are found in most areas of Atlantic Canada, especially off the waters in North Lake PEI area. If you are looking to find out more about catching a giant tuna, contact David to book your PEI tuna fishing adventure today!

    Phone: (902) 393-8690  / Email:

    What Fishing Gear Do I Need?

    Wether you are a tourist, a beginner, or long time big game sport fisherman, PEI tuna charters will provide all the gear that you will need to catch tuna from the fishing rod, tackle, bate, and any other equipment that is required for tuna fishing.

    You don't have to bring anything on board with you, well except maybe a lunch and some water. Dress accordinly tho as you may be gone for hours at a time. Below are a few things we suggest that you allow for:

    • 6-8 hour day
    • A light lunch, snacks, beverages
    • Fishing gear, tackle, bait provided
    • Camera to take pics

    Some tuna range upwards of 800-1100 pounds and take about 2-4 hours to land on average. The secret to landing the big one is to tire them out, while bringing them closer and closer to the boat. Once they ready the boat, David and his crew will gaff the tuna and make sure it lands on board the Tide & Time tuna boat for a weigh in.

    For Tuna Charter Pricing information, please contact David Sansom at (902) 393-8690.

    Charter pricing is group rated for 1 – 6 people and is more affordable if you bring a few friends to split the costs. The tuna fishing charter business in Prince Edward Island runs from July to mid October each year. Now would be the time to book your next PEI tuna fishing charter.

    What To Expect Aboard A Tuna Charter Boat

    There is actually no typical day when you go tuna fishing, so we'd like to explain what you can expect during a day out on the water aboard the "Tide & Time" tuna charter boat.

    Once you and your group are relaxed onboard and the captain has explained the safety procedures, the PEI tuna fishing charter boat will head out of the harbor and eventually bait the hooks and cast fishing lines into the waters off PEI.

    Live bait is kept onboard in "live well tanks" for you to use as this seems to be what the tuna love most. The bait fish is caught on our journey to the tuna fishing grounds so it is as fresh as it can be. You are welcome to join in the fun of catching the bait fish. This is quite often, as much fun as catching tuna. You never know what type of fish you will pull on board. Cod, trout, bass, salmon, and other types of fish have typically been caught while trying to catch the bait fish for the tuna.

    Heading out in to deeper waters now, where the tuna are often located, you should keep a sharp eye out for the tuna jumping out of the water. Looking back you can still see the coast, so while you are in deeper waters, you are not miles from land.

    The tuna can bite at any time, so the captain likes everyone to be on their toes and always be aware of where you are on the boat so that everyone doesn't get in each other's way. Thinking in terms of safety, makes for a better overall experience when tuna fishing.

    Then first thing you know it, the reel is screaming as the line starts peeling off as the tuna takes the bate. The speed at which the tuna travels is hard to believe, often at speeds of 50 km/hr or more.

    Below is a video of David Sansom taking out a group of tuna fishermen catching giant Bliefin tuna in PEI.


  • PEI Tuna Fishing Charters

    If you are interested in catcing giant Bluefin Tuna off PEI, this summer should be another great season for PEI Tuna Fishing Charters aboard the "Tide & Time"!

    If past seasons where any example of what type of tuna fishing adventure to expect, fasten your seat belts! The tuna fishing boat "Tide and Time", located in PEI,  is one of the best tuna fishing charters in PEI, Canada.

    Dave Sansom, your experienced tuna fishing guide, has caught countless numbers of Bluefin Tuna in the waters off PEI in recent years as is well known for finding the big ones! Tuna fishing is becoming more popluar each year in the Maritimes and is a great fishing experience for all ages and groups including private or corporate. Dave can  take you on a tuna fishing charter for a half day or a full day, it's your choice.

    Tuna Fishing Charter Reservations

    Tuna fishing reservations are recommended because it gets so busy at times, and you don't want to lose out on your spot if you're only in the area for a short few days on vacation. 

    PEI has one of the largest populations of Bluefin Tuna in the world and Dave knows where to do to find the Tuna migrations. There are many migrations of tuna off the waters of PEI, so it would stand to reason that an experienced tuna fishing captain would know where they would strike next. It is a fairly short ride to the fishing grounds and the tuna can strike at any time. Live bait is trolled along behind the boat so a bluefin tuna can bite at any time.

    In the past the Tide and Time Tuna Charter Boat has only gotten a few miles from shore and Bam, tuna jumping everywhere. The PEI tuna fishing season runs from June to October each year and can leave as early as dawn or early afternoon if you prefer. So contact your PEI Bluefin tuna fishing charters with your preferred dates and don't forget to book your tuna fishing charter in pei for the upcoming tuna fishing season in Atlantic Canada.

    1000 Pound Tuna

    There have been many 1000 pound tuna caught off PEI in the past few years, and they seem to get bigger each year! Catch and release is the current method of fishing aboard the Tide & Time Bluefin Tuna Fishing boat.

    The Tide & Time Tuna Charters participates in the "catch and release" tuna fishing industry and uses only barbless circle hooks, so there is a zero chance that the tuna will be damaged during a catch.

    PEI is one of the hottest places for giant Bluefins! Our Bluefin Tuna range from 100-900 pounds on average and have been caught over 1000 pounds with some close to 1100 pounds. Experience is definitely not an asset when it comes to catching Tuna fish. Novices of all kinds, adults and kids included, have caught huge Bluefin Tuna off Prince Edward Island. But, you have to be prepared for a fight, some lasting up to 2-3 hours before landing the big fish. It is sure to get your adrenlin pumping!

    If you are interested in hiring Bluefin Tuna Fishing Charters, contact us right away to resever your space aboard the Tide and Time!

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    We love to hear your stories and see your pics or videos of your latest tuna fishing adventure. So jump on our Tide and Time Tuna Fishing Charters Facebook page and like and share our page.

    We'd be only too happy to answer your fishing questions and can get you booked aboard the Tide & Time this summer!

    Tide and Time Tuna Fishing Charters PEI
    Captain: Dave Sansom
    Phone: 902-393-8690

  • Fishing For Giant Bluefin Tuna with TSN’s Kate Beirness and Rod Smith

    Had a great time tuna fishing in PEI back in August 2013 with TSN’s Kate Beirness and Rod Smith who came out for a PEI tuna fishing tour with Tide & Time Bluefin Tuna Fishing Charters while visiting for the Kraft Hockeyville 2013 Morell Project.

    See more photos from Kate and Rod's fishing tour and many others in our Photo Gallery.

    North Lake Tuna Charters would be happy to book you on your next tuna fishing adventure. Now is the time to book however, because spots and dates fill up quickly.

    North LakeTuna Charters in Prince Edward Island will make sure you catch giant Bluefin Tuna! Located just a few miles offshore in Northern PEI, anglers from all over the world come to North Lake PEI each summer and fall to catch giant Bluefin tuna!

    Bluefin tuna fish are one of the most powerful fish that you will find in the Atlantic Ocean! If you are looking for your next big fishing adventure, they then contact David Sansom.

    PEI is one of the hottest places for giant Bluefins! The giant Bluefin Tuna range from 200-1000 pounds and have been caught over 11000 pounds on occassion.

    The whole tuna fishing experience is not just for experience fishermen. Newbees and experienced fishermen alike have caught Bluefin Tuna in PEI aboard the Tide & Tuna Charter boat, captained by David Sansom.

    Bluefin Tuna Fishing Charters are waiting for your call so book today and don't be dissappointed!

    Connect With PEI Tuna Fishing Charters On Facebook

    David Sansom loves to see your pictures and videos as well as hearing about your amazing tuna fishing stories.

    Why not share your pics and videos with your friends on Facebook.

    Book Your giant Bluefin Tuna Fishing Charter today!

    Tide and Time Tuna Fishing Charters PEI
    Captain: Dave Sansom
    Phone: 902-393-8690

    Phone: (902) 393-8690  / Email:

  • Two Giant Catches from August 2013

    Gordie Snyder provided Tide & Time Tuna Charters in PEI with a couple of great videos of the tuna fishing adventures he and his friends had with us back on August 25, 2013.

    A great day out on the waters off PEI saw two impressive catches of both an 850 lb and a 1,000 lb monster Bluefin Tuna! Check out their videos of their time out on the water with PEI Tuna Charters.



  • Giant Bluefin Tuna Splashes Captain

    Check out our friends Rob and John Newton's tuna fishing adventure aboard Tide & Time Tuna Fishing Charters on Prince Edward Island with Captain David Sansom in October 2012.

    This giant bluefin tuna was a great fight for long-time sports fisher, John Newton. Check out the tuna giving Captain Dave a huge splash at the side of the boat!

    If you are looking to do some Bluefin tuna fishing in PEI this year, contact Time & Time Tuna Charters and they will be happy to book you in -


  • Swimming with a Bluefin Tuna

    Check out Nolan fighting a giant bluefin tuna aboard Tide and Time Tuna Fishing Charters in PEI on September 4, 2013. Nothing like catching a giant Bluefin tuna in PEI!


  • Tuna Fishing Season PEI

    We are excited about the 2012 tuna fishing season on Prince Edward Island. We've been fishing mackerel these days.

    Tuna love mackerel as much as we do. They come to our waters to feed on mackerel and herring to fatten up for their winter migration to warmer waters.

    PEI waters are full of the giant bluefin tuna, just waiting for your amazing adventure!

    Join the crew aboard the "Tide & Time" Tuna Fishing Charters in PEI today for a tuna fishing adventure you'll never forget!


    1. "It was a great first experience for me catching my 1st tuna, a really memorable trophy! I was very pleased with your expertise, your patience and dedication in trying to make each customer happy and successful."

    — Bradford Dentremont, Nova Scotia

    2. "Just wanted to tell you once again how great our 2 day fishing trip with Tide & Time was. Very pleased with the way you guys handled the trip - you certainly put us on fish, and made our entire trip a lifetime memory."

    — John Newton, Rapala Canada