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The Best and Worst of Tred Barta
About The Best and Worst of Tred Barta
August 8, 2011, 9:08 am

The Best & Worst of Tred Barta
The Best & Worst of Tred Barta is a testosterone filled out of the box in your face reality blue water fishing and hunting TV series hosted by the irascible Tred Barta. Love him or hate him, Tred delivers an outdoor experience that takes your breath away! From the peaks of Colorado to subterranean canyons 100 miles offshore, Tred's hunting and fishing exploits depict what really happens in the great outdoors.

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Tred Barta, host of Best & Worst of Tred Barta is recognized worldwide by catching more bigeye tuna than any man alive on rod and reel. Tred is a prolific, published, outdoor writer who is a consistent contributor to top sport publications including Sport Fishing Magazine. Tred's light tackle career is legend holding at one time or another double-digit International Game and Fishing Association (IGFA) world records on light line. Tred was the only man to ever hold the triple crown of light tackle tuna records, a 65 lb. yellowfin on 6 lb. line which took in 3 years of solid effort to land a world record, a 63.5 lb. bluefin tuna on 12 lb. line and a 215 lb. big eye tuna on 20 lb. line taking 5 hours and 17 minutes - still unbroken after 20 years. Besides multiple world records in fishing, Tred holds a multitude of bow hunting records in Rowland Ward, his 382 lb. 16 - 16.5 tusk wart hog shot in Africa with the bow defeated the great honorable Fred Bear's record set in 1952 and it still stands today.

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