Working on the Edge: Surviving in the World's Most Dangerous Profession: King Crab Fishing on Alaska's High Seas - Part 2, The Bering Sea Season: King Crab Fishing Aboard the Williwaw Wind: Chapters 5-8 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2, The Bering Sea Season: King Crab Fishing Aboard the Williwaw Wind: Chapters 5-8 Summary and Analysis

In chapter 5, the crew of the Williwaw Wind discovered on their second trip that someone had emptied their pots. It was not unusual to experience theft but most fishermen lived a code of integrity and would not steal from someone else's pots. Despite this theft, the second trip experiences phenomenal fishing. Spike was nearly pulled off the boat during this trip as well, saved only by the quick thinking of the deck boss.

In chapter 6, the skipper of the Williwaw Wind decided to take his crab to Kodiak Island when the boat was ready to be off loaded after the second trip because the canneries in the Bering Sea were overloaded with crab, but the...

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