Airing worldwide, “Deadliest Catch” began in 2005 and followed a team of experienced fishermen as they mastered the treacherous seas in search of crab. Lasting for fifteen seasons, the documentary-style show offers and up close and personal look at the dangers and drama the crew encounters during their journeys. Below are a few behind-the-scenes secrets most fans don’t know.
In an interview with Captain “Wild” Bill Wichrowski, The A.V. Club discovered just how well the ship crew and the Discovery Channel camera crew get along. “They basically participate with us. They eat with us. They sleep with us” stated Wichrowski, who said he’s grown to really like spending time with the cameramen, especially the wheelhouse operator.