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Tuesday, March 28, 2006

Get Caught

Tonight starts the 2nd season of the Discovery Channel's Deadliest Catch.

This reality series follows the captains and crews of five Alaskan crab fisherman and if it's anything like last year it is amazing maritime drama. While the tv footage tends to run a lot of repeated film it still manages to catch (atleast to someone who'se never even imagined being on one of these vessels) what it like to be crabing off the coast of Alaske

Unlike last season — the last derby style race to catch as many crabs as possible in a matter of days — the fishermen must now abide by a new set of rules and regulations that were implemented to decelerate the already dangerous conditions in the Alaskan waters. New policy dictates that each ship is given its own quota instead of one fleet-wide quota, allowing captains months to trawl for crabs instead of days.

An additional bonus is the theme song - Bon Jovi's "Dead or Alive" played over some amazing sea shots. I'll try and download the file.

1 comment:

Dwayne Clark said...

That is a great series. I look forward to seeing it again.