With harsh weathers on the rise and quota deadlines approaching, the crews on “Deadliest Catch” Season 14 have been in an all out dash to the end line in episode 18.
Issues began aboard the Summer season Bay, the place captain Wild Invoice was dealing with harsh winds from an arctic hurricane that threatened to be with the fleet for the remainder of the season. Sadly, though the climate appears to be like like it can get unhealthy sufficient to drive the crew indoors, Wild Invoice has let his pots soak for 3 days within the hopes of creating up for a sluggish begin to the season. Due to this fact, he has to push ahead.
It’s the identical story aboard the Brenna A, captain Sean Dwyer is dealing with comparable troubles. Nevertheless, he’s hit a sizzling spot and actually wants to tug them in to get the excessive numbers. Whereas his crew is upset, the captain believes that the situations aren’t shut sufficient to benefit packing it in. Nevertheless, when an enormous wave nearly topples all the ship, he modifies his thoughts and packs it in for the day.
Wild Invoice, nonetheless, continues to be in a position to get his pots up and so they’re within the numbers he wants. After pulling up all his pots, he’s met his quota and his males begin to rejoice. Nevertheless, the Bering Sea is aware of no celebration. The second the captain lets his guard down, a 20 foot wave knocks him out of his chair, injuring his hip. As if that wasn’t unhealthy sufficient, one other wave nearly sends crewman Spencer overboard… once more.
In the meantime, aboard the Saga, captain Jake Anderson is taking a threat and dropping anchor for the evening. He desires to ensure there’s at the very least one particular person within the wheelhouse always to ensure they don’t crash into the rocks. Nevertheless, when the anchor snaps, the crew has some harmful work to do. Not solely will they should hook the heavy anchor, however they’ll have to make use of gear designed to haul considerably much less weight to get the three,000lbs chain as nicely. Thankfully, his crew is aware of what they’re doing and have been in a position to get the job accomplished comparatively rapidly.
Sadly, Anderson continues to be a great distance away from making his quota for the season.
The episode ends with Wild Invoice heading for shore, his males joyful and his hip throbbing. This time, they know to not rejoice, at the very least till they get to stable floor and security.