Wicked Tuna is an unscripted series that follows a group of fishermen from Gloucester, Massachusetts, America’s oldest seaport, in pursuit of bluefin tuna. This salty group of old-school fishers makes their living in the traditional way, one catch at a time using rod and reel fishing, with the hopes of catching the big one, which can be worth more than $20,000. Read on to learn how to watch Wicked Tuna without cable.
- When Does it Premiere: Wicked Tuna returns on Sunday, February 26, at 9:00 p.m. ET.
- Where to Watch: Wicked Tuna airs on National Geographic.
- Best Way to Watch Wicked Tuna: DIRECTV STREAM provides Nat Geo, so you can watch Wicked Tuna as it airs, and it has a 5-day free trial.
- Best Way to Watch Wicked Tuna On-Demand: Hulu (free trial) will have Wicked Tuna season 12 episodes on Mondays.
- How to Watch Past Seasons of Wicked Tuna: Seasons 1 – 11 of Wicked Tuna are available on Disney+ (Sign up Here).
How To Stream Wicked Tuna
To watch Wicked Tuna when it airs, you will need one of the streaming services that carry National Geographic. I’ve listed a description of each below.
DIRECTV STREAM offers over many channels, including National Geographic, in their “Entertainment” plan for a price of $74.99 per month. The service supports Apple TV, iOS, Android, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, and most modern web browsers. There is a 5-day free trial when signing up, allowing you to watch a good bit of Wicked Tunafree. (see DIRECTV STREAM review)
Hulu Live TV offers over 60 live channels, including National Geographic, at the cost of $64.99 per month. There is no contract, so if you cancel during the trial you will not be charged. The service supports iOS, Android, Fire TV, Chromecast, Apple TV, Roku, and more. The base price includes a cloud DVR and the ability to stream on two devices at once, but the option to upgrade to unlimited streams. Hulu Live TV includes Hulu streaming library. (see Hulu Live TV review)
fuboTV offers over 100 live channels, including National Geographic at the cost of $74.99, with upgraded plans available. The service supports iOS, Android, Fire TV, Chromecast, Apple TV, Roku, and more. The price includes a cloud DVR and the ability to stream on 3 devices at once (see fuboTV review).
YouTube TV offers over 80 live channels, including National Geographic with three simultaneous streams and a personal cloud DVR. All this comes with a price tag of $64.99 per month. YouTube TV supports Fire TV, Android, iOS (includes airplay to Apple TV), and Chromecasts/Chromecast-compatible TVs. YouTube TV offers a free trial. (see YouTube TV review)
Sling TV provides National Geographic Channel in its “Blue” Package. They don’t offer a free trial, but the first month is only $10. (The normal monthly price is $40.) Sling TV is available on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, and more, so it’s not a problem to enjoy Nat Geo on a TV, tablet, computer, or other smart devices. Check out this detailed review of Sling TV for more information. You can Sign up for Sling TV here.
How to Stream Wicked Tuna On Hulu On Demand
Wicked Tuna will be available on Hulu on-demand on Mondays, the day after it airs on National Geographic Channel.
For new subscribers, Hulu offers a free trial month and then has several different monthly plans to choose from, including:
- $7.99/month with limited commercials
- $14.99/month commercial free
- $69.99/month commercial-free + live TV of up to 50 channels, as well as on-demand feature
However, the free trial is no longer available on the Live TV option.
Hulu can be watched through Hulu.com online and apps for Apple TV, Roku, Chromecast, Amazon Fire, Xbox, and mobile devices.
Interested in more information? Check out our recent review of Hulu, which does a deep dive in
Watch Past Seasons of Wicked Tuna
All of the past 11 seasons of Wicked Tuna are available on Disney+. A subscription to Disney+ costs $7.99 per month, but you do not need to sign up for a long-term contract and can cancel whenever you like. Disney+ is supported on the following devices:
- Roku – (Watch Disney+ on Roku)
- Roku TVs – (Watch Disney+ on Roku TV)
- Amazon Fire TV Cube and Fire TV Stick (All Versions)
- iPhone, iPad, iPod touch (iOS/iPad OS 11.0 and later)
- Apple TV (4th gen or later and Apple V 4K running tvOS 11.0 and later)
- Android phones and TV devices (Android OS version 5.0 Lollipop or later)
- Playstation 4 – (Watch Disney+ on PS4)
- Xbox One
- Some Vizio Smart Cast TVs (Watch Disney+ on Vizio Smart TVs)
- Sony Smart TVs (Android based)
- LG WebOS Smart TVs
- Samsung Tizen Smart TV
For more information on this streaming service, see our article Everything You Need to Know about Disney+.
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