One of the deadliest jobs in the world is that of the Alaskan crab fisherman. They brave the treacherous waves of the Bering sea in search of valuable king crabs.
A freighter cuts Jake's lines, forcing his crew to drag for valuable pots. Rip helps Johnathan locate the motherlode only to pay with a broken block.
Captains undergo safety inspections and emergency training. The United States Coast Guard readies for their worst-case scenario: a helicopter crash at sea.
One of the deadliest jobs in the world is that of the Alaskan crab fisherman. They brave the treacherous waves of the Bering Sea in search of valuable king crabs.
John Hillstrand and Sig Hansen rally their fellow Dutch Harbour skippers to devise a new strategy that will help them turn the tide of a life-or-death season.
When the government closes the king crab fishery, captains must save an industry they worked to create. Plus, Sig pursues invasive Russian king crab in Norway.
Captain Sig suddenly loses power as he battles to launch his new Norwegian fishing operation. Plus, Captain Rip Carlton races to save an injured deckhand.
Captain Bill Wichrowski prepares for a brutal winter season, made only worse by the recent loss of Nick McGlashan. Can the new Deck Boss fill Nick's shoes?
Captain Rip heads into an Arctic storm to attempt the riskiest helicopter rescue in recent history. Plus, John fights to save the Time Bandit at anchor.
Sig struggles with a crewman who thinks he knows more than the captain. Plus, Captain Wild Bill fights to save his boat from the rocky Norwegian coastline.
Captain Sig looks north to Russia to catch Norwegian reds. Meanwhile, a rekindled partnership between The Cornelia Marie and Time Bandit quickly turns sour.
Josh's brother Shane gets caught in the bight as a typhoon slams the Cornelia Marie. Plus, Rip faces a crisis when a greenhorn collapses unconscious.
Johnathan searches for a pot of Golden Kings at the end of a rainbow. A medical mystery confounds Captain Rip and Keith partners with Josh and Casey.
Johnathan sets mile-deep pots and pulls up a mystery species. Jake's niece gets injured on the Saga, and Clark takes the helm in Sig's wheelhouse.
Mandy's shocking news forces Sig and Clark to reconsider their decision to keep fishing. Jake teams up with Rip but powerful Aleutian tidal currents cause crossed lines.
Johnathan risks losing his entire live catch when the Time Bandit ventures into fresh water. Josh experiments with glow sticks to attract crab at the darkest depths.