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Capt. Jamie Bruce

Jamie Bruce


Captain Jamie Bruce is a fourth generation fisherman and has 19 years of experience, 16 years as a full time Captain of his own vessel. A 100 ton licensed Captain who also fishes for lobster, herring and in the past.. crab, mackerel, scallop, and groundfish. Jamie, like his older brothers, shares a passion for bluefin tuna following in their  father David's footsteps. David chartered back in the 70's and 80's. Jamie shares his excitement of fishing with his wife Bonnie, girls~ Julie, Jill and the next tuna fisherman, son...Ben! In his spare time during the winter, Jamie loves to be around the rink, and snowmobiling with family and friends. 
 Captain Jamie is the owner/operator of fishing vessel, TunaClipper

Capt. Troy Bruce

Troy Bruce

Captain Troy is a 4th generation fisherman, with 30 years experience.  26 years as Captain.  He has a 60 ton Captains certificate.  Capt. Troy is the oldest son of former Charter Capt. David and Cindy. Being raised in a large Fishing family it was a natural choice to have a love for the Sea.  Troy and his wife Claudia, who has catered to many of their clients with some great onboard meals. Together they raised two daughters, Karen and Katelyn. Capt. Troy now has two Grandsons who will , no Doubt , get some saltwater in their veins at a early age. You will be sure to have a great time with Capt. Troy and Mate Ryan onboard the  "White Water 99".   They are both very professional and easy going, with a great passion for Giant Bluefin Tuna.

Capt. Craig Veld

Craig Veld

Captain Craig Veld has been fishing for 16 years, and has owned his own fleet since 2006. Craig now fishes tuna ,lobster , herring, and mackerel. Craig and his wife Melissa share a passion of fishing with each other for lobster. They also have two girls Callie and Meleah. Craig and mate Donnie take great pleasure in making sure that every charter has the most memorable experience aboard the Lady Dawn.

Blair Fisher

Blair Fisher
Blair is the 1st mate on board the TunaClipper. Blair has been fishing with Captain Jamie for over ten years and has a great passion for Bluefin Tuna Fishing! Blair is very easy going, knowledgeable, and loves to have a good time with a lot of laughs. Blair has a keen eye and knowledge of how to chum up the fish!! 

Ryan Young

ryan Young

Ryan comes from a family with a long history of tuna fishing,  starting with his father being a former charter boat Captain. His Grandmother, Shirley  spent many hours operating  " North Lake Tuna Charters Inc", where all the tuna bookings and news flowed through back in the 70's & 80's! Ryan's passion will be highly noticeable  when you witness his abilities on board~ White Water with Captain Troy Bruce.

Cpt Donnie MacCormack

Captain Donnie MacCormack

 "Captain" Donnie brings experience like none other to our charters having fished the "hey day" of Bluefin Tuna Fishing back in the 70's and 80's catering to many anglers from around the world. Donnie brings over 40 years of experience to the table and we're confident you will enjoy Donnie's easy going nature and knowledge of the fishery. Donnie is mate on board the `Lady Dawn`with his son in law, Captain Craig Veld.

Ben Bruce

Ben Bruce

Ben will Second Mate for anyone who requests him "For Free".. He will serve drinks and chum all day. Ben is a Mackerel catching magnet.

Ben is the junior member of the group being Captain Jamie's son who jumps at every chance he can to go out! Ben is learning the busines and volunteers for the experience. He inspires to be the Captain of his own charter boat! Ben is the World Record Holder for Bluefin Tuna in the Junior Catagory and is known worldwide for his accomplishments.

Cpt. Ian Gauthier
Ian Gauthier

Captain Ian Gauthier owns and operates Aly Dan, a 45ft Provincial fiberglass vessel that meets all Transprt Canada requirements. Ian is an experienced Captain with over 25 years experience and is popular Captain with his knowledge and great personality! Ian was the winner of the 2011 International Canada Tuna beating our very own Captain Jamie Bruce by one point for the title! You will be in good hands when you step on board Aly Dan with Captain Ian!! 

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