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Fish Tales

April 18, 2005
April 18, 2005

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April 18, 2005

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Fish Tales

Fishing the choppy waters off Alaska for crab is "the deadliest job in the world," the melodramatic voice-overs repeatedly remind us in the Discovery Channel's 10-part documentary series Deadliest Catch (set to debut April 12). Indeed, six fishermen died during the most recent seasons for snow and king crab. The problem in the episode made available for review is that no accidents happen, leaving the viewer with nothing but dark footage of foul-mouthed crabbers getting on each other's nerves as the pots they lower into the water either do or don't retrieve enough crabs to make their trip financially worthwhile. When's Shark Week? --B.S.

This is an article from the April 18, 2005 issue

BY THE NUMBERS

50 1/2
Days it took French sailor Bruno Peyron this winter to complete the fastest-ever global circumnavigation.

COLOR PHOTOKEN SAULS/DISCOVERY CHANNEL (CRABBERS)