F/V Hard Merchandise
Catch the crew of the F/V Hard Merchandise and ALSO the new F/V Falcon on National Geographic Channels' Wicked Tuna and the spinoff show Wicked Tuna Outer Banks! Usually airs Sunday nights in the US, but check your local listings, and please check local listings for the international shows. Wicked Tuna and Wicked Tuna OBX are aired in over 170 countries and many many many languages!
Welcome to the website of the F/V Hard Merchandise and Angelica Fisheries!
We are one of Gloucester's traditional, old school, commercial fishing vessels, working year round to feed the nation.
We are proud to be featured as part of the National Geographic Channel's show "Wicked Tuna." We think we are the wickedest tuna boat out there.
Traditionally we have fished groundfish; cod, haddock and pollack, year round commercially, as well as Giant Bluefin Tuna during the late summer/fall seasons. During a few months of the summer we make the boat available for limited specialty charters for hire. Contact us via email for more details and/or information on the charter packages available at any given time of the year and be sure to check the Charters page on this website.
The F/V Hard Merchandise is a 38ft Danielshead solid fiberglass Novi boat which may not be fast and fancy but we are efficient and we do catch fish. We at Angelica Fisheries think the Hard Merchandise is the bomb just as she is.
NEW! Buy a print of the painting of the Hard Merchandise crew on the Falcon by renowned artist Ken Knowles.
We are pleased to also say that in 2018 Capt. Marciano has added a new boat to his fleet - the F/V Falcon! The Falcon will make her debut in the 2018 season of Wicked Tuna Outer Banks. Be sure to watch her! Capt Dave will be working the Falcon and he has passed the reins of the Hard Merch to his son, Captain Joe Marciano. For more information about the Falcon, please view the Falcon Tab at the top of the page!
- Hear what Paul and Dave think about the current season. - Fox 25 News
- Radio Interview with Captain Dave On The New of Wicked Tuna Season - The Howie Carr Show
- Hot 'Tuna' - 'Wicked' chef shares his fish recipes - Boston Herald - The Edge
- 'Wicked Tuna' Splashes Back to TV: Q&A with the Show's Star Captains from Gloucester - Boston Magazine
- Wicked Tuna Leaderboard - National Geographic Channel