What is pole and line tuna?

Pole and line caught tuna improves lives, protects the oceans and provides a meal. One hook, one line and one fisherman: tuna are caught one at a time, providing jobs with no bycatch. Watch pole and line fishing in action!

2013 Annual Report

We are pleased to announce the completion of our first ever Annual Report, detailing our successes throughout 2013. You can view it online here.


Who we are, what we do

We are an international charity committed to a future where coastal fishing communities and their fisheries thrive. Our mission is to develop socially and environmentally responsible pole and line fisheries, and demonstrate their value. Find out more about our team.


Become a member

Whether you’re a fishing association, processor, distributor or retailer, by becoming a member of IPNLF you can contribute to sustainable tuna stocks and support thriving coastal communities worldwide. Find out more about IPNLF’s members.

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