Monthly Archives: January 2008

Captain Phil & Pullmaster Winches

Please check out the full advertisement and video of Captain Phil Harris of the F/V Cornelia Marie, on the PullMaster website.  Great job Capt. Phil & Pullmaster!  Here’s what Pullmaster says about one of our favorite “Deadliest Catch” featured skippers… … Continue reading

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Sig Hansen–MAXIM Magazine

MAXIM magazine has published an article about the type of manual blue collar work that cubicle workers may daydream about and for those of you still interested in finding work as a crab fisherman, read what Capt. Sig of the … Continue reading

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Capt. Johnathan Hillstrand in “Outdoor Life” magazine

 From the latest issue of “Outdoor Life“, Captain Johnathan Hillstrand of the F/V Timebandit speaks a bit on being a Bering sea crabber…   CAPT. JOHNATHAN HILLSTRAND COMMERCIAL FISHERMANYou want high-paying danger? Work a Bering Sea crab boat.“There’s like a … Continue reading

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Heads up Rollo Fans…Capt Eric coming up in season 4!

Another season 4 mystery solved.  In Discovery’s “Inside the Catch” blog, just posted yesterday–January 22nd– is the answer to the question some fans have asked themselves….Someone had commented on Deadliest Reports a while back that a crewmember from the F/V … Continue reading

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Interested in becoming a crab fisherman? Please read this…

Many “Deadliest Catch” fans have posted on Deadliest Reports they they’re interested in becoming commercial fishermen or crabbers  and the response here, has always been…”It’s a tough job to get these days”.  A few of the official “Deadliest Catch” fishing vessel websites … Continue reading

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Crab Rationalization: A perspective from an Alaskan

Crab Rationalization is the change in crab fishing regulations that took place in 2005. For “Deadliest Catch” fans, season one was the last crab fishing season of “Derby” style fishing, where fishing vessels and crews literally raced out unto the … Continue reading

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