Fishermen converge on Dutch Harbor, Alaska, for the beginning of the king crab season.
The fishermen anxiously await the captain's call to begin fishing.
The Alaskan Department of Fish and Game announces an early close to the season.
Crews rush to get as much crab in the holding tank as possible.
More than 170 boats prepare to leave Dutch Harbor, Alaska, for the start of opilio crab season.
The 2005 opilio crab season gets off to a rough start when the Big Valley sinks.
The fleet has high hopes for a successful opilio crab season.
Unseasonably warm weather and calm seas contribute to record catches for the fleet.
Rumors of a possible closure to the season push the men to work harder.
Captains compete for the best spot in line to offload.