Bering Sea Blues: A Crabber's Tale of Fear in the Icy North

Bering Sea Blues A Crabber s Tale of Fear in the Icy North This a gripping memoir of a winter season of crab fishing in the Bering Sea filled with scary moments killer ice dangerous work and for the lucky ones financial rewards For others survival was th

  • Title: Bering Sea Blues: A Crabber's Tale of Fear in the Icy North
  • Author: Joe Upton
  • ISBN: 9781935347118
  • Page: 423
  • Format: Paperback
  • This a gripping memoir of a winter season of crab fishing in the Bering Sea, filled with scary moments, killer ice, dangerous work, and for the lucky ones financial rewards For others, survival was their reward.Just 25, Joe Upton was the youngest guy aboard when the 104 foot Flood Tide pulled out of Seattle in March 1971 headed for Dutch Harbor with 700 pound crab pots stThis a gripping memoir of a winter season of crab fishing in the Bering Sea, filled with scary moments, killer ice, dangerous work, and for the lucky ones financial rewards For others, survival was their reward.Just 25, Joe Upton was the youngest guy aboard when the 104 foot Flood Tide pulled out of Seattle in March 1971 headed for Dutch Harbor with 700 pound crab pots stacked three deep on her deck The top heavy load caused some anxious moments later when the vessel iced up The crew went to work with hammers and baseball bats as howling winds roughed up the seas and the Flood Tide rolled from side to side, threatening to capsize while everyone held their breathRING SEA BLUES is a thinking man s book version of the TV series Deadliest Catch because Joe Upton did a lot of thinking that winter working 12 to 14 hour days in weather that would scare most mariners away He figured if he challenged fate in the Bering Sea crab fishery too long he would wind up either rich or dead, or both.

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    1. Interesting memoir of crabbing in Alaska's Bering Sea (and points south), supplemented with stories of others lucky and not-so-lucky. Upton describes his experiences clearly and simply, weaving a narrative around the monotony and routine, magnificent natural surroundings, colorful companions, and occasional danger.Here's the back-story you never hear on Deadliest Catch, and I found the history fascinating: the birth of the King Crab fishery, its peak 130 million pound harvest in 1980, and its cr [...]


    2. Joe Upton is the real deal. As one of the early pioneers of the king crab fishery in the Bering Sea, Joe reports on his experiences with levels of fear that few of us have ever encounteredor would ever want to. An extraordinary book by someone who was actually there and beautifully written. His best yet.


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