The captains and crew recount some of their most harrowing times at sea. A skipper on the Cornelia Marie paid a heavy price for his hard living ways. Captain Johnathan left the Time Bandit for warmer waters.
Phil Harris' critical illness at sea was a challenging time for all the crew, and created a special dilemma for his son, Josh. He stayed with the family's boat to meet his crab quota -- then has to decide if and when to abandon ship to be with his dad.
The captains and crew reflect on some of the tensions that rise at sea. By the middle of the season, captains turn on deckhands and deckhands turn on each other. On the Time Bandit, Mike Fourtner faltered on deck and his crewmates tore him apart.
The Time Bandit has faced hard times at sea. Mike and Scott fought for the Captain's chair. In an effort to leave the deck, Edgar Hansen trained his greenest deckhand on the hydros.
The captains and crew have faced rough seas and trying times, but losing Captain Phil Harris was a devastating event. His eldest son Josh had to break the news to the fleet, and the reactions were intense and unforgettable.
Captains and crew discuss some of their most tumultuous times at sea. For Josh Harris, it was painful to return to the Cornelia Marie after his father Phil passed. The Opilio season ended with a distressing mayday call.
The "Bering Sea Triangle"-- where boats have simply vanished without a trace -- evokes fears in captains and crew alike. Josh embarks on a journey to fulfill a promise to his father and safeguard the Harris family legacy.