'Deadliest Catch': Edgar Hansen talks brother Sig and the Harris brothers from the Northwestern wheelhouse

In case you ever wondered whether the crab fishermen of Discovery's Tuesday-night reality hit "Deadliest Catch" are now living Kardashian-style lives and hiring other people to do the dirty work, wonder no more."I'm in the wheelhouse," Edgar Hansen, deckboss of the F/V Northwestern, tells Zap2it. "We're in the shipyard. We're doing all the boat maintenance. We've got engines torn apart, cranes off."Told that TV stars should have people to handle this for them, Hansen laughs."Oh, no," he says, "you should see me right now. I'm covered in grease and paint chips. We're trying to get it all done by June 2, to go after salmon. We do that in June, July and August. We're a little nervous about it, but whatever, it'll come together."Hansen's older brother, Sig Hansen, is captain of the huge white Northwestern, one of the top boats in Alaska's Bering Sea fishing fleet. For many years, the brothers had worked out a...



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