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    "Deadliest Catch" boat sinks and kills 3 aboard....

    These guys beat to another drum but sad to hear.

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    That is one profession that I would never want to have.

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    Fishing can be a dangerous job, especially in Alaska.. I know this was in Oregon but still. Wouldn't be a job I would choose even as a young man, even though the pay is good.. Crab fishing in Alaska pays very well. It's a few months of living hell though from what I hear...

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    That thing looks like it wouldn’t float in the bath tub. Sad

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    Coast Guard guys not even getting paid and still tried to save their lives.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JIBBBY View Post
    Fishing can be a dangerous job, especially in Alaska.. I know this was in Oregon but still. Wouldn't be a job I would choose even as a young man, even though the pay is good.. Crab fishing in Alaska pays very well. It's a few months of living hell though from what I hear...
    Jibs,

    It's probably a great career for guys that don't get out of high school and have no future. They make like 150K in a few month's that they work but like you said it's a nightmare when you're gone.

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    Met a guy who came into my hospital about a month ago. He was a commercial fishermen, and was just passing through town when he started getting violently sick. After some tests, it was determined that he had cancer, and he said "yea I know. I was given 6 months to live and that was 6 months ago."

    He left the hospital with the plan to hitch a ride back to wherever home was, so he could get a job fishing. He wanted to die out on the ocean, and it was a race against time as to whether he would make it there and get hired in time. I hope he made it. Those guys are a different breed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RangeFinder View Post
    Jibs,

    It's probably a great career for guys that don't get out of high school and have no future. They make like 150K in a few month's that they work but like you said it's a nightmare when you're gone.
    I know Range, I had a buddy that was a surfing friend of mine and he couldn't find a job after college, packed up and did the crab fishing gig in Alaska.. He came back six months later with a ton of cash in his pocket. He said it was hell.. He never went back to Alaska again after that.. He did gut it out though and I commend him for that considering he was born and raised in Malibu, California..

    He's a bit of the earthy type though and was always a tiny bit off socially.. Nice guy though, fit and tall like me. Good looking guy as well just a little awkward though with his personality. Looking back now that's probably why he didn't interview well and get a job back then.. Got desperate and took the Alaska crab fishing job. I lost touch with him today..

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    Would do it in a heartbeat.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KiDBaZkiT View Post
    Would do it in a heartbeat.
    a lot of ppl would do it for the cash. but could they?

    i know id love to try but i would fail. seasick. cold. sleep deprived ect ect

    some things ppl just cant do

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    On the bright side the crabs didn't die.
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    Appropriate title.

    Wouldn't chose to be taken by Arctic waters.

    RIP

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    Guys make big money for the risk

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    Quote Originally Posted by pavyracer View Post
    On the bright side the crabs didn't die.
    prices aren't exactly going down either investing in king crab legs safer than gold

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    Quote Originally Posted by jjgold View Post
    Guys make big money for the risk

    Not big enough JJ.

    Here’s a list of the most 25 most dangerous jobs in America.

    1. Fishers and related fishing workers
    2. Logging workers
    3. Aircraft pilots and flight engineers
    4. Roofers
    5. Refuse and recyclable material collectors
    6. Structural iron and steel workers
    7. Driver/sales workers and truck drivers
    8. Farmers, ranchers and other agricultural managers
    9. First-line supervisors of landscaping, lawn service and groundskeeping workers
    10. Electrical power-line installers and repairers
    11. Miscellaneous agricultural workers
    12. First-line supervisors of construction trades and extraction workers
    13. Helpers, construction trades
    14. Maintenance and repair workers, general
    15. Grounds maintenance workers
    16. Construction laborers
    17. First-line supervisors of mechanics, installers and repairers
    18. Police and sheriff’s patrol officers
    19. Operation engineers and other construction equipment operators
    20. Mining machine operators
    21. Taxi drivers and chauffeurs
    22. Athletes, coaches, umpires and related workers
    23. Painters, construction and maintenance
    24. Firefighters
    25. Electricians

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    Quote Originally Posted by 19th Hole View Post
    Not big enough JJ.

    Here’s a list of the most 25 most dangerous jobs in America.

    1. Fishers and related fishing workers
    2. Logging workers
    3. Aircraft pilots and flight engineers
    4. Roofers
    5. Refuse and recyclable material collectors
    6. Structural iron and steel workers
    7. Driver/sales workers and truck drivers
    8. Farmers, ranchers and other agricultural managers
    9. First-line supervisors of landscaping, lawn service and groundskeeping workers
    10. Electrical power-line installers and repairers
    11. Miscellaneous agricultural workers
    12. First-line supervisors of construction trades and extraction workers
    13. Helpers, construction trades
    14. Maintenance and repair workers, general
    15. Grounds maintenance workers
    16. Construction laborers
    17. First-line supervisors of mechanics, installers and repairers
    18. Police and sheriff’s patrol officers
    19. Operation engineers and other construction equipment operators
    20. Mining machine operators
    21. Taxi drivers and chauffeurs
    22. Athletes, coaches, umpires and related workers
    23. Painters, construction and maintenance
    24. Firefighters
    25. Electricians
    22. Coaches? What coaching job is dangerous?
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    Quote Originally Posted by KingKolzig View Post
    a lot of ppl would do it for the cash. but could they?

    i know id love to try but i would fail. seasick. cold. sleep deprived ect ect

    some things ppl just cant do
    Cold and sleep deprivation are 2 things I live with regardless.

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    Not worth it, not even close they make not enough.. I work on the water and Iíd never do it...make a really decent living and donít ever work in conditions that dangerous and Iím still in danger quite a bit no way!

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    I worked on a fishboat in Maine during the summer. Hardest job I ever had. Worked my tail off when I went back to college. Was a huge eye opener.

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    They know the risk

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    Quote Originally Posted by jjgold View Post
    They know the risk
    Sadly most cash a 40k paycheck and spend it on gambling booze and blow and do it all again I have met many...may they Rest In Peace

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    Quote Originally Posted by 19th Hole View Post
    Not big enough JJ.

    Here’s a list of the most 25 most dangerous jobs in America.

    1. Fishers and related fishing workers
    2. Logging workers
    3. Aircraft pilots and flight engineers
    4. Roofers
    5. Refuse and recyclable material collectors
    6. Structural iron and steel workers
    7. Driver/sales workers and truck drivers
    8. Farmers, ranchers and other agricultural managers
    9. First-line supervisors of landscaping, lawn service and groundskeeping workers
    10. Electrical power-line installers and repairers
    11. Miscellaneous agricultural workers
    12. First-line supervisors of construction trades and extraction workers
    13. Helpers, construction trades
    14. Maintenance and repair workers, general
    15. Grounds maintenance workers
    16. Construction laborers
    17. First-line supervisors of mechanics, installers and repairers
    18. Police and sheriff’s patrol officers
    19. Operation engineers and other construction equipment operators
    20. Mining machine operators
    21. Taxi drivers and chauffeurs
    22. Athletes, coaches, umpires and related workers
    23. Painters, construction and maintenance
    24. Firefighters
    25. Electricians
    how can number 5 be more dangerous than number 18

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    Quote Originally Posted by cincinnatikid513 View Post
    how can number 5 be more dangerous than number 18
    rats

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    Quote Originally Posted by pavyracer View Post
    22. Coaches? What coaching job is dangerous?
    Stress, sitting and crunching film and plays on your ass all day and night, sleep deprivation, getting fat, heart attack and then dying.. I can see it.

    Coaching is a high stress job.. Can get cancer with stress and poor diet as well..

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    Quote Originally Posted by KiDBaZkiT View Post
    Would do it in a heartbeat.
    Here you go apply.. They'll fly ya out an hire on spot if ya think you can handle it.. Takes a real man, mentally strong with a good immune system and very good health to do it. Helps to be very fit also. Little sleep at times as well you must be able to handle..

    https://www.jobmonkeyjobs.com/career...medium=organic

    Crewmen can earn up to $15,000 per month, or between $20,000 and $50,000, -- or more -- over the course of a three-month season, according to the Alaska Fishing Employment Center. Most also work the spring snow crab fishery as well and many crabbers clear six figures for the year.

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    Nobody is shock - especially the waters there fishing in

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    rip. jobs not worth it

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    Quote Originally Posted by sweethook View Post
    rip. jobs not worth it
    Most of this guys love the water and fishing - isnít even about the money -

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    u go overboard ur done

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    Street cred for the show

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    Just a question.... where in the hell is the camera crew when filming this? Are they on another boat? Did they survive?

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheMoneyShot View Post
    Just a question.... where in the hell is the camera crew when filming this? Are they on another boat? Did they survive?
    My guess is not all boats have camera crews at the same time. They probably rotate between boats.
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    Were they a prominent part of the show? I cannot remember them sadly

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