The cameramen arrive to document the most dangerous job on earth, but captains, crews and the Bering Sea have other plans. Along with the full fleet, you'll meet the men and women who risk it all to bring this 10-time EMMY award winning show to you.
For the first time ever the captains and crews come clean about one of the most brutal seasons in Deadliest Catch history. It's all of the best events from last season and the shocking new revelations from the brave men who survived it all.
This Season Pass includes all current episodes and will include future episodes after broadcast date as they become available. While the veteran skippers cement their legacies on the Bering Sea, young guns set out to create their own. Phil Harris' son Josh is back as captain of the Cornelia Maria; Sig Hansen's daughter Mandy joins the Northwestern as a deckhand. A shortened season leads to greater competition, a boat goes up in flames, another runs aground, and many will earn record-breaking profits.
The younger generation is put to the test as the fleet races to finish a grueling opilio season. As defiance on the Wizard turns brother against brother, an accident brings one crabber's career to a gruesome end.
After enduring months of mechanical breakdowns, sleepless grinds, and infighting, the fleet is starting to crack. When deckhands on the Wizard are unable to lasso a floating walrus carcass, Freddy Maugatai takes matters into his own hands.
With only three weeks left in the Opilio Season, the fleet prepares to make the final push to wrap up their seasons. Captains battle weather, equipment, and their own men in a sprint to the finish, but nothing comes easy.
Midway through the winter crab season and the Bering sea is taking its toll on the boats and the men. The northern most boats are in a race to save their gear as the polar icepack descends onto the fishing grounds.
The crews and battered boats are feeling the brunt of one of the hardest Opilio seasons on record. While some crewmembers battle potentially catastrophic breakdowns to stay out on the grounds and keep fishing, others throw in the towel and call it quits.
The fleet's weathered the storm, but the crab are still off the bite. Desperate to make their offload dates, captains mercilessly grind their crews, but some deckhands sick of being bullied when they're not making any cash aren't gonna take it.
Survival is the name of the game as the fleet battles their way through a ferocious arctic storm. Junior takes a huge risk in order to get back in the game; two greenhorns struggle to fit in with their crews; and Elliott's problems on land continue.
A Category 4 storm has landed on the fleet two weeks into the Oplio Crab Season. As the first pots come aboard some captains are dialed into the crab, while others are off their scent, but they're all struggling to stay afloat.
Chaos kicks off the 2013 Opilio Season when an accident on the Time Bandit has them racing for the shore. Jake Anderson gets a not-so-warm-welcome on his new boat, the Kiska Sea. As these gladiators of the Bering Sea lace up for their biggest money season.
As King Crab season comes to an end life-changing decisions must be made. The captains of the fleet pull up their last pots while young Jake Anderson struggles with his decision to leave the Northwestern and Josh Harris plots to buy his father's old boat.
On the Northwestern, Jake's dark secret sets off a fistfight that throws Edgar's new captaincy into jeopardy. Tempers flare on the Saga and Seabrooke when Elliott grows wise to Junior's devious ways.
Five weeks into the king crab season change is in the air and on the Bering Sea. Big moves are made on some boats while it's the same old story on others. Still, the hunt for the elusive blue crab is on everyone's radar.
On the crowded blue crab grounds, a high seas showdown between the Saga and Seabrooke takes an unexpected turn. On the Northwestern, Captain Sig must make a tough decision about his brother's future, while the Time Bandit has a close call in False Pass.
In Season 9, Freddy Maugatai shockingly jumps overboard onto a floating walrus carcass - one of Deadliest Catch's 10 Defining Moments.
It's up to Jake to prove himself at the crane with the final pot stacking.
Keith explains why so many fail to make it.
After a heated argument with Jake, Josh Harris has a heart to heart Jonathan
Two captains set up a plan to communicate through a 10-digit code.
News about Phil's passing blankets the Cornelia Marie with sorrow.
Deckhand Nick Mavar gets hammered in the face by a flying hook.
The crews celebrate the life of Phil Harris and commend his ashes to the sea.
Just when things are looking up for Elliott he receives a disturbing phone call.
The Time Bandit crew play an amazing nocturnal UFO prank on Captain Sig.
The production crew does a great job filming the tribute to Captain Phil.
Captain Elliot forces the Ramblin' Rose crew to keep working during a storm.
Keith Colburn's brother takes to the wheel house and finds himself stuck in ice.
The deckhands on the Northwestern have surprise for Jake Harris on his birthday.
The Wizard crab boat runs straight into a piece of ice.
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