After hauling up 45 pots, the temperature continues to drop, but the crew must grind on with another 150 pots to haul. After bandaging his ribs, Captain Phil went to the wheelhouse to continue fishing for the remaining 34,000 pounds 15,000 kg for the scheduled delivery. While drydocked, a problem with the propeller is discovered. It revolves around a couple of dozen extraordinary as-nails crab fishermen who live and leak on the high seas to fill a troublesome movement in a perilous industry, just for the sole purpose of reinforcing their families. On the Brenna A, an inattentive greenhorn costs Sean time and money. I hope his son Zack reconciles with his father. However, Captain Keith Colburn noticed that another fishing vessel had navigated a loop around one of his pots and pulled it up to sneak a look at his catch.
Paul calls to tell Captain Sig that the harbor is closed due to the ice. Paul when the crew transfers Jake to another boat that is heading into port to offload. Eventually, Jake can take no more with his injured hand, and walks off the deck, putting his career in jeopardy. Captain Phil decided to ignore the recommendation and continue fishing. He had stated on his social media that he has his credentials for being captain on a ship.
. As the Northwestern crew pulled their last pots up, they discovered the altered pot; Edgar figured out how to bypass the retrieval block and pull the pot aboard by the pipe around the rope. With the threat of ice and a quickly diminishing fuel supply, the pilots decided to change course and return to St. Towards the end of his life, the former crab fisherman suffered from chronic pain, which is not uncommon with other crab fishermen. Wild Bill, tired of the crew as a whole, makes a call ahead to hire a new deckhand. Paul Island where the northern share processors are located and their center tank was opened, the amount of crab in the tank were considerably over the allotted northern share and Captain Eric Nyhammer was assessed a large fine for going over quota. It isn't about a get-together of gifted draftsmen going after a cash prize, nor is it about repulsive Jersey Shore 20-year-olds or shallow high society housewives.
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. The Cornelia Marie had just started setting their pots when their main engine blew a head gasket. All four crew are rescued alive, and the ship eventually runs aground and is stranded. 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. Time Bandit draws good numbers in its last pots of the season and meets its quota, but must traverse the dangerous False Pass to get to their processor in Akutan.
After reaching Dutch Harbor, Captain Keith Colburn fired greenhorn Jason Moilanen for breaking the cardinal rule aboard ship of never questioning the captain of the boat. At any time invested of the Bering Sea threatens, we see staffs race to satisfy their allocation and also make it home securely. The Cornelia Marie is on its last strings in the brunt of the storm, and the crew works its hardest to get its last 20,000 pounds of crab. Quick work by Deck Boss Edgar Hansen saved the pot when he tossed the slack line overboard and put the tail of the line back into the block. The Hansens decided to risk running the launcher on one hydraulic lift and returned to pulling pots. Deciding that they have had enough of Jason Moilanen, Captain Keith called his brother, Monte, to the wheelhouse to conduct interviews for a new greenhorn and decided to hire Cooper Weatherby.
However, the Hillstrand brothers still decide to punish Jake by taping him to the Time Bandit 's crane and dipping him waist-deep into the sea. On their way to to offload, Blake spotted a Cornelia Marie pot and decided to take revenge by sabotaging the pot with backwards bridles and garbage offloads, but it caused little reaction on the Cornelia Marie when they retrieved it. Does this mean that Captain Scott will be returning to crab fishing or even the Deadliest Catch? The North American broke in new greenhorn Darrell Labay to the ways of opilio crab fishing. The Northwestern crew is finally beginning to break. However, the captain's decision to carefully sort the crab caused the deck boss, Chilly, to become grumpy, forcing Captain Greg Moncrief to have to face-to-face discipline with Chilly.
Deck boss Edgar Hansen committed the karmic faux pas of estimating their catch before it's pulled. Despite the goal to win the fishermen should think more and that would stay alive. 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. To repair the crane, Engineer Murray Gamrath had to climb the oil-slicked crane in a snow squall. On the Cornelia Marie, Captain Phil Harris injured his ribs after being thrown from his bunk during the storm. Her crab tanks are packed full of crab and she heads back to St. Captain Keith Colburn handed over the Wizard to his brother, Monte, after having to return home due to a family emergency.