For the Russell Newberry Fans….

He’s outspoken, he’s experienced, he’s a life-long friend of the Hillstrands, he has a great sense of humor…He’s Russell Newberry and this is where he’ll be at this weekend!


When Russell Newberry signed a contract with the producers of “The Deadliest Catch,” a reality show about crab fishing off the Alaska coast, he never read past the document’s first sentence.

“It said the Discovery Channel had the right to film me clothed, half-clothed or naked,” Newberry said. “I didn’t have to read any more. I signed it right away.

“I wonder why it took 45 years for someone to discover me.”

The show documents the around-the-clock schedule of working on crab boats and has made celebrities of the ship’s captains, Johnathan and Andy Hillstrand, who have written a book about their ship, Time Bandit, and will be at the Clark County Skills Center May 17 to autograph copies. But crew members such as Newberry also enjoy  the media attention and often make appearances.

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