Tag Archives: opilio crab

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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Opilio Season 2008 Update

KIAL News out of Dutch Harbor, Alaska reports on the booming Opilio crab season & fishing that’s currently taking place in the Bering sea… Per Charles Homans, the sea ice has encroached to the Pribilof islands but so far, doesn’t appear … Continue reading

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2007/8 Opilio Fleet

Hope all “Deadliest Catch” fans had a wonderful Holiday break! With the 2007 King Crab season behind now, the fishermen (both featured crews on the show and the rest of the fleet) are gearing up for Opilio season which is typically … Continue reading

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There’s alot of crab fishing to be done this season!

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game just announced the total quotas or catch limits for the Bering sea crab seasons for 2007-2008.  It looks like there’s a lot more crab to be caught this season!  The higher the total catch limit, … Continue reading

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