'Deadliest Catch': Capt. Keith Colburn talks 'epic' season in Bering Sea ice


Most years, the crab-fishing fleet from Discovery's Tuesday-night reality hit "Deadliest Catch" is back from the Bering Sea before the show premieres in April, but not this year.(Photo at top: Deckhand Mike Fourtner on the ice-crusted F/V Time Bandit)Speaking just before Memorial Day weekend, F/V Wizard Capt. Keith Colburn tells Zap2it, "Three days ago, my boat left Seattle to go fish snow crab, opilio crab. They extended the season from the middle of May until the middle of June. So many boats are struggling to catch their crab."I've gotten so many calls, guys saying, 'Help, help.' For the first time in over 30 years, the Wizard actually came south and is going north again to catch crab. I called the processor, the guy I talked to, I said, 'I'm going out. I'm going out.' He's like, 'Yeah, sure you are.' I go, 'No, I'm dead serious.' He's like, 'No way, I'm so stoked!'"Asked how the...



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