Monthly Archives: April 2007

Crab Fishing From a Few Years Ago

 There are many who’ve been fascinated with king crab fishing and the fishermen who do it.  One such individual is Karen Ducey, writer and photographer.  I ran into her galley of photos on the National Geographic website and understood right … Continue reading

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Discovery’s Livechat Interview with Matt Bradley/Northwestern

Discovery: Welcome to this week’s Deadliest Catch chat. Our guest is Matt Bradley, a deckhand aboard the Northwestern, working alongside Sig, Edgar and Norman Hansen. This season, we learn a bit about Matt’s past, which threatens to catch up with … Continue reading

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Mining Crab In A Merciless Sea (10 years ago)

From 1997. Seattle Times Nearly every winter, crab fishermen perish in the treacherous waters of the Bering Sea. Yet year after year, they return to Alaska to bet against the shocking cold and wind for what can be a lucrative … Continue reading

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Watch Sig and Edgar Hansen on The Tonight Show

Capt. Sig and deckboss Edgar Hansen of the F/V Northwestern appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Here is a video clip of their appearance.

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Timebandits Will Be Timebandits: Production Diary #4

Discovery has posted the production diary #4 which coincides with the fourth episode of Deadliest Catch airing tonight.  The production diary is a chronological blog written by Doug Stanley the Director of Photography of Deadliest Catch.  Aboard the Time Bandit, on a wall … Continue reading

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Discovery’s Livechat with Keith Colburn of the F/V Wizard

From  Discovery  Discovery: Welcome this week’s Deadliest Catch chat. Our guest is Keith Colburn, captain of the Wizard, one of the newest boats to join Deadliest Catch. Ask Keith all about his career as a captain and life aboard the Wizard. … Continue reading

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