S3 E1 4/3/07

A Tragic Beginning

Dutch Harbor, Alaska, the largest fishing port in the United States, is buzzing as 81 fishing vessels, including the Northwestern, the Cornelia Marie and the Time Bandit, return to start the 2006 red king crab season. Rick Quashnik cedes control of the Maverick to a new captain, and as the fishermen drop their first pots, an emergency radio distress beacon goes off.