Category Archives: Crab Fisheries

King Crab Fishing History

If you’re like me, then you’re someone who really has no immediate connection to crab fishing in Alaska.  As a matter of fact– Alaska, crab fishing, and the Bering sea are about as foreign, exotic, and out of this world … Continue reading

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Fishing Vessels that registered for the 2009-2010 King crab season

 As everyone knows, the fishing boats and crews we get to watch on ‘Deadliest Catch’ are only a small representation of the entire fleet that fishes the Bering sea for King crab, so listed below is the pre-registered list of … Continue reading

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2008-2009 King Crab season was a long one….

According to Unalaska’s local news station–KUCB News–the Bristol Bay King crab season was fished quite a bit later into December compared to the normal average finish date of November 15th.  As of Christmas Eve–December 24th–there was still one crabber out … Continue reading

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2008-2009 Registered Opilio fishing vessels

For the 2009 Snow crab/Opilio season, the State of Alaska posted their list of pre-season registered vessels in October.  Each year the boats listed become more familiar to ‘Deadliest Catch’ fans.  How many do you know? Adventure               Alaska Challenger       … Continue reading

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‘Deadliest Catch’ Fan Mail: Where to send

Now’s the perfect time to send a greeting to your favorite fishermen from ‘Deadliest Catch’.  You can send a holiday greeting, New Year’s wishes, or simply a letter of support–and by the time they all get ready to head out … Continue reading

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The Crab Harvesting has begun!

(Photo courtesy of Anne Hillman of KUCB) KUCB New out of Unalaska/Dutch Harbor reports that the first loads of Red King crab were delivered last weekend by the F/V Bering Star.  They brought in about 14,000 pounds as they picked … Continue reading

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