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

Yo-Zuri Bull ­Popper
Lots of noise and splash to bring up tunaCourtesy

Joe Shute Trolling Skirt

Joe Shute Trolling Skirt
Favored by pros for their tuna spreads.Courtesy

Williamson Popper Pro

Williamson Popper Pro
An ideal choice for surface-feeding fish.Courtesy

Cedar Plug

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

Shimano Butterfly Jig

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