Venture into the dark waters of the Bering Sea with eight crab fishing boats and their crews through the world's two most difficult and dangerous fishing seasons. Captain Sig Hansen of the North western returns to match his skills against his old rival, Phil Harris of the Cornelia Marie, and a new challenger, rookie captain Blake Painter of the Maverick. With rough waters and fierce weather, the captains and their crews will be pushed to their limits of mental and physical endurance in their search for the elusive red king crab and opilio crab. Experience the extraordinary daring, skill and endurance required for this time-honoured trade in these 11 episodes, and enjoy bonus behind-the-scenes footage capturing the difficulty of day-to-day filming on the rugged seas.
A treacherous stretch of the Bering Sea provides some nail-biting entertainment in this show from the Discovery Channel. Deadliest Catch follows eight fishing boats as they head out into the water to take advantage of the October Opilio crab fishing season and the January king crab season. The fierce nature of the Bering Sea brings much drama to the show as returning contestants Captain Sig Hansen of the Northwestern and Phil Harris of the Cornelia Marie go into battle with newcomer Blake Painter of the Maverick. The tension on board each boat rises to breaking point as the bold crews try to land the biggest haul, making for compelling viewing as this complete collection of episodes from the third series unfolds