Imagine catching a fish weighing 891lb – and not having to go to the Indian Ocean or the Caribbean to do it. The Tunny Club began in the 1930s. It attracted film stars and industrialists – the mighties of the age – to the East Yorkshire ports of Scarborough, Whitby and Bridlington. For two decades, those ports enjoyed the glamour of Hollywood. Now, the last of the men who remember those days tell their stories. This film first appeared in Fieldsports Britain, episode 9. To watch the whole show go to


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