Monthly Archives: June 2007

Deadliest Catch Geography: The ISLAND OF AKUTAN

    There’s Dutch Harbor, the Pribilof islands, the Aleutians, and there’s also Akutan.  Akutan is the Aleutian island that Sig Hansen and the F/V Northwestern docked at to offload during king crab season.  And not only did they stop there … Continue reading

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Youtube Tribute to Blake Painter of the F/V Maverick

 Blake Painter, skipper of the F/V Maverick, was sorely missed by many of his fans–especially the fan who posted this particular tribute– during the Opilio season of Deadliest Catch, season 3, as were Rick and Donna Quashnick.  Hopefully we’ll being seeing … Continue reading

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Here’s a Chance to Visit with Captain Phil Harris of the F/V Cornelia Marie

While you’re tooling around this summer looking for interesting things to do and see….Why not head up to Skagit Harley-Davidson in Burlington, WA around the 11th of August?  Eat some good summer food, listen to live music, and get an autograph and … Continue reading

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Merger of Japanese seafood titans worries Alaskans

This article comes from The Anchorage Daily News.  It’s written by Wesley Loy and was published just today.  How it will ultimately effect our favorite fishermen from Deadliest Catch is unknown, but it does seem like it could… SEAFOOD COMPANIES: … Continue reading

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Sig Hansen Attending BPS Grand Opening: Raising Money for Conservation

Bass Pro Shop grand opening STAR-STUDDED CELEBRITY CAST JOINS BASS PRO SHOPS FOR SPECIAL EVENING FOR CONSERVATION AND RIBBON-CUTTING CEREMONY Rancho Cucamonga, California–An all-star cast that reads like a who’s who in the world of Almost Complete – (From top … Continue reading

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‘Deadliest Catch’ stars hope to use their fame to promote, benefit Alaska’s fishing industry

 The coverage of the Deadliest Catch skippers at Global Food Alaska continues.  This article comes from and was written by Christy Fry who writes a regular column called Seawatch.  In the complicated world of fisheries policy in Alaska, there … Continue reading

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