Monthly Archives: July 2007

Photos of Deadliest Catch Skippers & Deckhands at the Ballard Seafood Fest

It appeared to be beautiful weather in Ballard, Washington this weekend for the Ballard Seafood Festival that has been an annual event since 1974.  It was however, very deadly out as many of the featured Deadliest Catch captains and a … Continue reading

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Famed Deadliest Catch’ captain starts tour operation

By Margaret Bauman Alaska Journal of Commerce David Lethin, one of the famed “The Deadliest Catch” crab boat captains, has transformed the Aleutian Ballad into a tour boat. Lethin spent $2.5 million to remodel his vessel to offer fans the … Continue reading

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September 22 & 23, 2007 New Bedford, Massachusetts Fisherman’s Wharf/Pier 3 — Steamship Pier The Working Waterfront Festival is presented free of charge  Join us in New Bedford, America’s largest commercial fishing port, to learn about the men and women … Continue reading

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Crab man’s arty grab bag

By Ariella Cohen The Brooklyn Paper  Two stories above the frozen fish and live crustaceans of the Red Hook Fairway, a man who has spent his adult life pursuing the Alaska King Crab has opened a gallery for the art … Continue reading

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Deadliest Catch stars to appear in San Diego

By David Strege   They call themselves normal working guys. Yet, they are more than just your average commercial fishermen. Oh sure, they toil each winter trying to catch their quota of crab, but as they do their job on the … Continue reading

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Ballard Seafood Fest this weekend plus more!

Ballard SeafoodFest  The motto is “Feed YOUR Inner Viking!” and much of this festival’s eats and activities really are only fit for a Viking’s iron-clad constitution. If your idea of a perfect weekend is winning a lutefisk eating contest while … Continue reading

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