Forty-foot waves, 700 pound crab pots, freezing temperatures and your mortality staring you in the face…it's all in a day's work for these modern day prospectors. During each episode we will watch crews race to meet their quota and make it home safely.
The Cornelia crew fights to save its gear from sea ice; Jake risks the far north to fill his tanks before his son's birth; amid news of a looming pandemic, Russian boats mysteriously disappear and captains race to dock before crab prices crash.
A dramatic change in the Russian crab industry rocks global markets and drives new competition between Dutch Harbor captains and their Russian adversaries. For the first time ever, in season 16 the Alaskan crab fleet will face off against their biggest rival – the Russians.
New blood, old wounds and rivalries that never die. After a record breaking, heartbreaking season last year, Deadliest Catch returns for season fourteen. For some it's a season of change; for others, a chance to make a name for themselves, but some things remain constant: the perilous, icy waters of the Bering Sea and most dangerous job in the world.
Over the past 12 years, the veteran captains thought they’d seen it all. But this year proves to be like no other on record. This year the crabs have seemingly vanished – igniting a grueling hunt to save the fleet’s way of life. After a massive temperature spike in the Bering Sea, traditional fishing hot spots are now coming up empty.
The fearless captains of the Bering Sea are back. This year they must lean on their brethren to survive. But just how far will they push their crabbing brotherhood to the edge?
Massive storms, a super typhoon and new regulations will change all the rules. With great risks come even greater opportunities - and for those willing to put it all on the line, it means an even bigger payoff. The fearless captains of the Bering Sea are back, and they must lean on their brethren to survive. How much can the bonds of brotherhood endure on the high seas?