Season 3 Episodes

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A Frozen Finish

Season 3, Episode 12 - Air Date: 6/19/2007
The 2007 Opilio season has been long, cold, dangerous, and filled with problems. Now, the captains and their crews hurry back to unload despite the freezing conditions, so they can cash in.
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Ice and Open Water

Season 3, Episode 11 - Air Date: 6/12/2007
The 2007 Opilio Crab season continues to march on despite the dangerous risks faced by the fleet.
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Trials of the Greenhorns

Season 3, Episode 10 - Air Date: 6/5/2007
Several greenhorns are put to the test as the Bering Sea's harsh winter weather deteriorates. The one on the Wizard is already faltering under the grueling working conditions; but the ones on the Northwestern and Cornelia Marie step up to prove their worth.
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Crossing the Line

Season 3, Episode 9 - Air Date: 5/29/2007
Forced back to port because of a blown engine, the Northwestern, a week behind is now back on the fishing grounds.
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Caught in the Storm

Season 3, Episode 8 - Air Date: 5/22/2007
A couple of days into the Opilio crab season a major storm system hits the fishing fleet. Forcing many captains to call their crews off their decks and even forces a few to head back to port because of breakdowns.
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New Beginnings

Season 3, Episode 7 - Air Date: 5/15/2007
As the Opilio crab season opens, several greenhorns are about to experience the subfreezing temperatures and icy winter waters of the Bering Sea for the first time.
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The Last Lap

Season 3, Episode 6 - Air Date: 5/8/2007
The 2006 King Crab season has come to a close, so the Captains head back to Dutch Harbor. Despite the tragedy at sea, mechanical problems, and injuries…the fishing has been good.
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Bering Sea Salvation

Season 3, Episode 5 - Air Date: 5/1/2007
The bright light at the end of the 2006 King Crab season is upon the fleet. Captains and crews muster up one final push for dropping gear, hauling pots in and getting crab off the boats.
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Cheating Death

Season 3, Episode 4 - Air Date: 4/24/2007
Despite the tragedies, fatigue, equipment problems, and weather the crews push on. Boats and crews are working forty hours with no sleep, making this dangerous job even more dangerous.
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Pain and Paybacks

Season 3, Episode 3 - Air Date: 4/17/2007
The Bering Sea is relentless this season, claiming one life after another. The high seas are a dangerous place to work, a deckhand on board the Wizard is badly injured causing the captain to rush back to shore.
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The Unforgiving Sea

Season 3, Episode 2 - Air Date: 4/10/2007
Fishing is put on hold for boats in the area of where a fellow vessel sank, fellow fishermen search with the Coast Guard to locate survivors.
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A Tragic Beginning

Season 3, Episode 1 - Air Date: 4/3/2007
The 2006 Crab season is underway in Dutch Harbor, Alaska. Fishing vessels and crews are preparing for the harsh conditions they will endure.