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The Katmai crew split & more video clips

The Katmai crew recounts the final moments of their ill-fated boat and their desperate attempts to secure lifeboats and get everyone out alive. more about “The Katmai crew split“, posted with vodpod      Captain Henry Blake sets the scene … Continue reading

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Dutch Harbor, Alaska Top Port for 19th Consecutive year

Dutch Harbor, Alaska–the starting point for the crews and skippers of ‘Deadliest Catch’ and so many others–has once again been named the top port for the most fish harvested… According to the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), “Commercial fishermen … Continue reading

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Many Workers Needed in Alaska….

So many individuals have commented on Deadliest Reports that they’re interested in working in Alaska as fishermen, however, most people starting in the business have to start somewhere’s else and work their way into fishing, considering how crab rationalization has reduced the number … Continue reading

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Crab Quota: Buying or Leasing it

Discussing the crab fisheries, the IFQs (Individual Fishing Quotas), leased quota, crab prices, TAC (Total Allowable Catch), and the different Bering sea crab, can be a complex and heady experience for fans new to the show who are unfamiliar with the “inside industry” … Continue reading

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