The crew celebrate the end of the king crab season by smashing several whipped cream pies in the face of Andy Hillstrand, who will be captain during the upcoming opilio crab season. A flashback to three weeks earlier detailed a freak accident where Johnathan Hillstrand fell overboard while the Time Bandit was docked at Dutch Harbor. Captain Phil Harris must run around in circles to locate his pots. Bad luck continued on the Cornelia Marie. Greenhorn Josh Warner is sleeping when the rest of the crew are eating and is slow coming out on deck. Deck Boss Edgar Hansen was hit in the head by the picking hook when the boat rolled in the waves and Greenhorn Jake Anderson was unable to grab the hook in time. Unable to bear it any longer, he briefly abandons the wheelhouse to go down to his cabin, the captain's stateroom, for a pain pill.
On the Time Bandit, Captain Andy is losing focus with his brother keeping watch over Captain Phil. The Stellar Sea's engine room caught on fire, causing it to be towed to Dutch Harbor for repairs. A storm brews in the Bering Sea, and the Northwestern hopes to finally catch some luck. Professional captain Johnathan Hillstrand leans on his staff as well as a little suggestion from a buddy to transform his season about. Lenny, the injured engineer aboard the Wizard, returned to work the deck for the last strings.
A 40-foot 12 m wave crashes over the port side of the boat, snapping the pot tie downs at the stern of the boat, causing the pots to shift to the starboard side. The fleet reacted to the loss of the Ocean Challenger. The crab is always catch. You're the only member of the crew who never gets to set foot on this deck. On the Time Bandit, in addition to pulling the wrong kind of crab, greenhorn Jeremy is suffering debilitating seasickness, as his friend, Scott Hillstrand, tries to work him through it. The Northwestern's traditional family ground also produced good results, but greenhorn Jake Anderson's sloppy crab counting angered Captain Sig Hansen.
After a 27-hour soak, the string pulls up good numbers, lifting the spirits of the crew. Jake refuses to come off deck until Captain Bill Wichrowski orders him off deck. After spending several days fighting freezing spray and ice, the crew of the Time Bandit begins pulling up decent numbers. The weather was treacherous, with heavy gale warnings and high seas predicted. He reminded Edgar Hansen of his ritual of biting the head off a for good luck and hoped following the ritual would bring better luck.
Our main engine blew up so no season!!!! When Captain Derrick confronts the crew about what he finds, the crew deny that it is theirs. On the Northwestern, Captain Sig attempts a dangerous nighttime transit of the narrow break-water into St. But the crew is being dragged down by deckhand Clint, and Wild Bill has to put him in his place. He's worried Clint won't make the midnight curfew, but the entire crew misses it, and it's Jake that has the issues in the morning, not Clint. Paul after the gear was set. His mood continues to darken when the fatigue of the deck crew, who have been working for 17 hours non-stop, causes them to slow down and make mistakes.
The Cornelia Marie hits the southern edge of the storm and where 60 pots were dropped to the north, but while the pots look good at first, most of the crab are females or juveniles. Aboard the Cornelia Marie, Captain Phil Harris and his two sons had their annual line coiling contest and the surprise winner was Josh, the boat's greenhorn. The Maverick was on the crab on a secret sandbar. Freddy tells him that if Phil dies and he isn't there, he will regret it for the rest of this life. A wave caused a line to tangle around the starboard shaft of the Time Bandit, forcing the boat to return to port for repairs.
On board the Cornelia Marie, the crew pulled up full pots, but the stress of fishing and a tight deadline for a changed offload date took its toll on Captain Phil Harris and he became ill, much to the concern of his oldest son, Josh. Paul Island, but the growing ice in the harbor made leaving the dock difficult. Paul when Captain Phil Harris decides that he can wait no longer and to push his engines to the limit to get through the ice blocking St. On the Wizard, Captain Keith Colburn decided to take on two greenhorns, Jason Moilanen and Lynn Guitard, instead of the usual one, as well as re-hiring last season's resilient greenhorn Crosby LeVeen, who is quick to express appreciation for no longer being the greenest hand on deck. All of these chores are dealt with via a menu system that's functionally sound but not even remotely interesting. Episode8: Winter season is Coming air day: 2016-05-17 In the last days of the autumn season, an enormous frozen tornado blasts the fleet with hurricane-force winds as well as beast seas.
Deadliest Catch Original title: Deadliest Catch is an American documentary television series produced since 2005 by Original Productions for the Discovery Channel. Captain Phil Harris of the Cornelia Marie calls Captain Keith Colburn of the Wizard over his view that Captain Keith set his gear over the top of Cornelia Marie gear. The Cornelia Marie left Dutch Harbor to go crab fishing. Murray's concern led him to tell series producer Todd Stanley to watch over Captain Phil in the wheelhouse and to call him if Captain Phil's condition worsened. A radio call alerts them about the approaching ice pack, forcing the crew to stack their pots on deck and move to different grounds. . With an arctic hurricane due to hit the grounds by the end of the day, the Northwestern crew is hurrying to get all 150 of their pots on board.
With Johnathan at the helm, the boat pulled up huge numbers of crab, and the crew restacked the gear in preparation for the end of the season after successfully retrieving their quota. Captain Wade Henley and the Lisa Marie arrives at the southern end of the fishing grounds two weeks after the rest of the fleet because she was fishing for cod for a month. The Cornelia Marie is picking up the last 120 pots of her northern string, getting 500 keepers per pot, when Captain Phil Harris receives a radio report of an approaching storm with 41-foot 12 m seas. On the Northwestern, Edgar, who begins work on his 39th birthday, is suffering physically from years of abuse crabbing, putting Captain Sig in a tough position. Other boats were just now hitting the sweet spot, and trying to make up for lost time.