Category Archives: Fishermen

Opilio Fisherman Lost…

A fisherman has lost his life.  On January 6th, the F/V Seabrooke–which was several miles northwest of Cold Bay–reported that one of their deckhands went overboard after his feet became entangled in a crab pot line.  The US coastguard was … Continue reading

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What do these fishermen have in common?

Nick Mavar, Jake Anderson, John Mavar. (Photo courtesy of Matt Wallis) What do Nick Mavar, Jake Anderson, and John Mavar have in common?  Besides the fact that they’re all from Anacortes, Washington and they’ve all been featured on “Deadliest Catch”, … Continue reading

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Ebay “Deadliest Catch” treasure available to bid on…

Autographed Deadliest Catch Hooded Sweatshirt. Signed by Jonathan Hillstrand of the Time Bandit, Neal Hillstrand of the Time Bandit, Jake Anderson from the Northwestern, and several members of the Deadliest Catch Camera Crew.  Sweatshirt is being auctioned off as a fundraiser for Channel 8 … Continue reading

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Fishing Update from the Bering Sea

As the holiday season draws closer, our favorite “Deadliest Catch” fishermen are working hard to wrap things up…most of them.  Some current info gleaned from the respective fishing vessel sites concerning fishing status is: F/V Northwestern–Trying to wrap things up … Continue reading

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Seattle Pacific Marine Expo goes very “deadly” this year!

Just when it seemed as if all of the “Deadliest Catch” fishermen would be away for a while and we wouldn’t have any events to attend or read about, we now have an official appearance in the making:  The Pacific … Continue reading

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Commercial Fishing still the most dangerous job

The U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics has released their National Census Fatal Occupational Injuries in 2006.  “Farming, Fishing and Forestry worker fatalities decreased 11 percent in 2006, but when considering fish and related fishing workers such as … Continue reading

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