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Photo and text by Corey Arnold | Matthews birthday landed on the fourth day of the Opilio crab season every year. I was a fellow deckhand aboard the f/v Rollo which was usually smack in the middle of a hellish bender of long work days in sloppy seas on January 19th. This year in 2005 I decided to surprise him with a piñata stuffed with candy and plastic toy horses. It was 18F degrees outside with 25 foot seas and the deck was glazed like an ice skating rink. Happy early Birthday Matthew…

Photo and text by Corey Arnold | Matthews birthday landed on the fourth day of the Opilio crab season every year. I was a fellow deckhand aboard the f/v Rollo which was usually smack in the middle of a hellish bender of long work days in sloppy seas on January 19th. This year in 2005 I decided to surprise him with a piñata stuffed with candy and plastic toy horses. It was 18F degrees outside with 25 foot seas and the deck was glazed like an ice skating rink. Happy early Birthday Matthew…

Photo and text by Corey Arnold @arni_coraldo | The f/v Time Bandit heads out of Dutch Harbor en route to the crabbing grounds during the January Opilio crab season. I remember my first time ever crabbing in the Bering Sea back in 2003.  As we left port we were greeted straight away by 20-30 foot waves 3 times bigger then Id ever seen before and with my inexperience seemed impossibly dangerous. But I quickly learned that there is nothing to worry about until you see wrinkles starting to form…

Photo and text by Corey Arnold @arni_coraldo | The f/v Time Bandit heads out of Dutch Harbor en route to the crabbing grounds during the January Opilio crab season. I remember my first time ever crabbing in the Bering Sea back in 2003. As we left port we were greeted straight away by 20-30 foot waves 3 times bigger then Id ever seen before and with my inexperience seemed impossibly dangerous. But I quickly learned that there is nothing to worry about until you see wrinkles starting to form…

WHAT IS AN OPILIO CRAB? | Deadliest Reports

WHAT IS AN OPILIO CRAB?

WHAT IS AN OPILIO CRAB? | Deadliest Reports

Photo and text by Corey Arnold @arni_coraldo | Greetings from Dutch Harbor Alaska. This week Ill be taking over @discoverychannel Insta account to post photos from my life working as a commercial fisherman in the Bering Sea and Bristol Bay Alaska.  After many years crabbing aboard the f/v Rollo I now run a setnet operation chasing sockeye salmon in Bristol Bay and spend months in the off season documenting life in this very surreal world called the Aleutian Islands. Here a Bering Sea crab…

Photo and text by Corey Arnold @arni_coraldo | Greetings from Dutch Harbor Alaska. This week Ill be taking over @discoverychannel Insta account to post photos from my life working as a commercial fisherman in the Bering Sea and Bristol Bay Alaska. After many years crabbing aboard the f/v Rollo I now run a setnet operation chasing sockeye salmon in Bristol Bay and spend months in the off season documenting life in this very surreal world called the Aleutian Islands. Here a Bering Sea crab…

The 'Deadliest Catch' fleet is off to catch opilio crab in an icy Bering Sea with mixed results.

The 'Deadliest Catch' fleet is off to catch opilio crab in an icy Bering Sea with mixed results.

Opilio Crab

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Picture of Bering SEA Opilio Crab Image.

Launching a crab pot in a Bering Sea crab fishery

The 'Deadliest Catch' fleet will be going after opilio crab tonight.

The 'Deadliest Catch' fleet will be going after opilio crab tonight.

�Deadliest Catch� Episode Guide (June 10): Opilio-Crab Season Kicks Off With Cornelia Marie�s Return

‘Deadliest Catch’ Episode Guide (June Opilio-Crab Season Kicks Off With Cornelia Marie’s Return

Chionoecetes Bairdi

Crabs of Russia, crab Chionoecetes bairdi Rathbun, 1893 (Decapoda: Brachyura…

Alaskan Opilio crab fishing

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Deadliest Catch Season 5 Shipwrecked Episode. It's the final 24 hours of the 2009 Opilio crab season. A savage arctic storm causes multiple vessels to send out maydays. The Coast Guard is in a race against the clock to save four men ...

It's the final 24 hours of the 2009 Opilio crab season. A savage arctic storm causes multiple vessels to send out maydays. The Coast Guard is in a race against the clock to save four men .

Size sorting legal vs illegal Opilio crab

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St. Paul Island a drop spot for the Alaskan Crabbers, especially during Opilio Crab Season and is featured on the show "Deadliest Catch"

Paul Island a drop spot for the Alaskan Crabbers, especially during Opilio Crab Season and is featured on the show "Deadliest Catch"

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