One of the big questions us ‘Deadliest Catch’ fans often ask ourselves and each other is–What other new fishing vessels will we see next season? …And Discovery has given us part of that information already by introducing us to the F/V Trailblazer in their ‘Deadliest Catch’ Production blog. But there seems to be more information circulating these days. According to word on the dock, another fishing boat–F/V Lisa Marie was also seen with a film crew on board, and the most recent news came out yesterday in Kodiak’s online journal, The Kodiak Daily Mirror,where Bradley Zint announced that a Kodiak boat–F/V Incentive is being filmed for Opilio season! Check it out…
‘Deadliest Catch’ sets sail from Kodiak
They aim to do Kodiak proud — and catch some crab while they’re at it.
Seven hometown Kodiak crewmen are going to be featured in an upcoming season of “The Deadliest Catch,” the popular Discovery Channel documentary series capturing life on ship in the Bering Sea during crab-catching season…
The crew, onboard Incentive, left Kodiak Thursday on the dawn of the new year bound for King Cove before arriving at St. Paul Island on the 8th or 9th to pick up the two-person “Deadliest Catch” film crew.
“This boat is the most 100 percent Kodiak-authentic on the show yet,” said Harry Lewis, 54, captain of Incentive. “I got some real characters on my crew, Kodiak boys. I think they could make Kodiak proud.”
Lewis, a crab fisherman since the mid-70s and longtime Kodiak resident, was first contacted by show producers when he was on his other property in Idaho. He then to flew to Burbank, Calif., to meet the production staff and show them video footage he took in 1990 while out in “Black Sunday,” an infamously tough Bering Sea storm that has been mentioned in past episodes of the show… Read more