'Deadliest Catch' crabber Edgar Hansen visits 'This Old House'

A cameraman for Discovery's "Deadliest Catch" once asked F/V Northwestern deckboss Edgar Hansen what he was going to do if his body could no longer take the punishment of crab fishing on Alaska's Bering Sea. That simple question rocked Hansen's world."I had to step back," Hansen tells Zap2it. "'Criminy, I don't know. I don't know.' That was four years ago. So, if you watch the show, you know I took a year off. I started my own company, got a little remodeling thing going on, kitchens, bathrooms, whatnot."Hansen spoke with Zap2it from Florida, where he is remodeling a house in the Keys to rent out. He returned to fishing on the Northwestern after his break on dry land -- even captaining during opilio-crab season in early 2013 -- but he hasn't lost his love for transforming houses.At the time of the conversation, he's a few days away from heading for the Boston area (where he...



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