'Deadliest Catch': Johnathan Hillstrand talks storms, injury and the fates of Josh and Jake Harris

Even in an industry used to wild weather and physical peril, this past opilio-crab season on Alaska's Bering Sea was one for the books. So says Johnathan Hillstrand, co-captain of the F/V Time Bandit, one of the crab-fishing fleet featured on "Deadliest Catch," airing a new season Tuesdays on Discovery."It's ugly," Hillstrand tells Zap2it. "There are a lot of injuries. It's just part of our job, but it looks pretty bad. They didn't have cameras on every boat, but the first two days of opie season, two guys lost their legs out there."I don't know if Discovery caught it on the Coast Guard end, but one of the boats that was on the show last year, the Kodiak, a guy got his leg crushed. We had ice and violent storms. Weather would come up, from southerly to northerly and back around to southerly, and the crab pots, they weigh three or four thousand pounds [full],...


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