Five Artificials to Catch Yellowfin and Bluefin Tuna

Use these five lures when fishing in the mid-atlantic or northern part of the ocean for big tuna

Whether searching for bluefins and yellowfins or sight-casting to busting fish, lures play a pivotal role in tuna fishing success.

Yo-Zuri Bull ­Popper

Lots of noise and splash to bring up tunaCourtesy

Joe Shute Trolling Skirt

Favored by pros for their tuna spreads.Courtesy

Williamson Popper Pro

An ideal choice for surface-feeding fish.Courtesy

Cedar Plug

This no-frills classic still catches plenty of tuna.Courtesy

Shimano Butterfly Jig

Works well from just below the surface to considerable depths.Courtesy