Category Archives: Crab Fishing

2008-2009 Crab Catch Recommendations

     Recently, the Crab Plan Team–a part of the North Pacific Fishery Managment Council–held a meeting in Seattle, Washington where they discussed and assessed the status of crab levels/stocks, the crab rationalization program, and other related topics that assisted them … Continue reading

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Aleutian Ballad Going Strong as a Tour Boat!

Written by Margaret Bauman from the Alaska Journal of Commerce and is reprinted with written permission of the author. Deadliest Catch’ vessel lures fans aboard in Ketchikan   A crab boat captain who gained fame on the Discovery Channel’s “Deadliest … Continue reading

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CRAB: The deadliest Catch

As most “Deadliest Catch” fans know, Discovery/Original Productions films fishing vessels and crews for two seperate crab fisheries–Red King crab and Opilio Crab. For the last four years–and that’s not including Deadliest Job and Deadliest Season– camerman have filmed fishermen … Continue reading

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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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