Deadliest Catch star Sig Hansen talks about how he just wants to work alone. This comes after an announcement that this may be the last king crab catching season for him.
Deadliest Catch: Sig Hansen Talks About Possibility of Failure
On Deadliest Catch, Sig Hansen points out all of the changes COVID-19 has brought into the fishing world. He points out a harbor that he’s docked at while talking about how empty it looks. Also, he talks bout how he’s served on the Dutch Harbor in Alaska for around 42 years. But, he hasn’t ever seen anything like what the effects of the coronavirus have brought into the world. There isn’t any movement or anyone around the harbor.
Next, Deadliest Catch star Sig Hansen talks about how he hasn’t seen anything like this before. He notices businesses are closing. Plus, there’s a mandate that requires masks while anyone is walking around or traveling on the harbor. Then, Sig talks about how half of his fleet is currently in Seattle. But, the scariest news Sig reveals is if he and his sailors fail, the fishery they’re operating at is going to die. While the entire time everyone is aware of what it means to fight for survival out on the sea, this challenge brings a whole new level of fear to his seamen.
Weathered Captain Begs Fellow Fisherman
Sig Hansen from Deadliest Catch doesn’t keep quiet when there’s a problem. However, he also doesn’t keep his mouth shut when he talks about something he’s passionate about. Recently, Sig talks to Johnathan Hillstrand about coming out of retirement. This is so Johnathan can bring back the Time Bandit. The reason why Sig shows interest in this is that his crew is struggling to meet their quota because they’re understaffed. The effects of COVID-19 are wearing on his crew and he knows he can’t do it alone this crabbing season.
Deadliest Catch: Sig Hansen Going Into Retirement?
On Deadliest Catch, Sig Hansen talks about how he just wants to act alone. Yet, he hopes his team will want to operate together, even though he doesn’t always like working with others. Yet, he realizes this “year is different.”
But, after getting all of the lines off of the boat, he’s ready to get started with the fishing season. Also, the crew on Deadliest Catch has spent several weeks working on getting everything prepared to go out and go fishing. However, Mike Rowe, the host for the hit TV show, talks about how this may be the last king crab season for the team. Is Sig Hansen planning on retiring, if this fishing season doesn’t go well?
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