The Time Bandit pulled large number of crab after dealing with ice build-up along the ice pack. The Aleutian Ballad had 80 pots under the ice pack. Aboard the Maverick, the stiff arm on the block used to haul the pots from the sea broke. The Rollo continued to bring up good pots. The Northwestern brought up its first pots and a crew member is distracted by family illness at home. Aboard the Cornelia Marie, deckhand, Dave Millman, suffered an ankle injury that required them to return to St. Paul Island.
Deadliest Catch is a reality television series produced by Original Productions for the Discovery Channel. It portrays the real life events aboard fishing vessels in the Bering Sea during the Alaskan king crab, snow crab and bairdi crab fishing seasons.
The Aleutian Islands port of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, is the base of operations for the fishing fleet. The show's title derives from the inherent high risk of injury or death associated with the work.
Deadliest Catch premiered on the Discovery Channel on April 12, 2005, and currently airs in over 200 countries. The first season consisted of ten episodes, with the finale airing on June 14, 2005. Subsequent seasons have aired on the same April to June or July schedule every year since the original 2005 season. The 12th season premiered on March 29, 2016.