'Deadliest Catch': Jake Anderson talks swinging at Matt Bradley and life on the Kiska Sea

In July 2012, the remains of Keith Anderson, father of Jake Anderson, until recently a deckhand on the crab-fishing boat F/V Northwestern, were found in the forests of Washington State.The elder Anderson had been missing for more than two years, and fans of Discovery's Tuesday-night reality hit "Deadliest Catch" had watched Anderson struggle through, first, the premature death of his beloved sister, and then his father's disappearance.So, when Jake Anderson -- who just got married the previous May -- went back to work on Northwestern on Alaska's Bering Sea last fall for blue-crab season, he may not have been in the best place mentally. After an on-deck dispute, he started throwing punches at fellow longtime deckhand Matt Bradley.This got him in hot water with blue-crab Capt. Edgar Hansen, and with the boat's regular skipper, Edgar's older brother -- and Anderson's mentor -- Sig Hansen. At the same time, he was mulling an offer from Aleutian...



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