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2024 Tame the Tuna Regatta

Artwork for Limestone VFD's Tame the Tuna July, 27, 2024 with two people kayaking on the Tunungwant Creek
2023 Tame the Tuna Floaters

Paddle 5.5 miles down the Tunungwant Creek, the "Tuna", during the "Tame the Tuna: 4.0 Regatta."

Volunteers will take you and your kayak or canoe to the start of the regatta on the Tunungwant Creek, what the locals call the "Tuna Creek." You'll spend part of the day paddling and hanging out at stops along the way with your tasty beverages. When you hit the end of the run, volunteers will bring you and your gear back to the Limestone Fire Department.


Wear a costume if you'd like with your life vest and other gear. Some groups show up wearing various themed outfits.


$20.00 registration Fee.
$14.00 Chicken BBQ if ordered with pre-registration.
$15.00 BBQ available day of the event.
Food and drink are available for purchase at stops along the way.


$100.00 prize for the best float that make the entire trip.


FREE camping is available.


To pre-register go to,

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“The Tame the Tuna Regatta was established as a fundraiser to support the Limestone Volunteer Fire Department so they can continue to provide emergency services (fire, EMS, public safety) to the Town of Carrollton and surrounding communities.”


For any questions or information contact Mike Soper @ 716-474-5428


Phone Number

Limestone Volunteer Fire Department
5886 Church Street
Limestone, NY 14753
United States

Latitude & Longitude
42.02639, -78.628835 Google Maps