King Crab Fishing Alaska

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Re: King Crab Fishing Alaska

Post by cottonfoo » 09 Nov 2013, 03:45

I see it's gone south and in a bay with the Kodiak and Rambling Rose, wonder what they're doing there?

Anyone heard anything yet?
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Re: King Crab Fishing Alaska

Post by InTheWrong » 10 Nov 2013, 19:03

This shipping site is amazing. So much going on in the world that we don't even think about. Quite humbling.

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Re: King Crab Fishing Alaska

Post by owza » 10 Nov 2013, 21:30

Irish fishermen on 4125USB lots of swearing, entertaining!
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Re: King Crab Fishing Alaska

Post by kr0ne » 10 Nov 2013, 22:43

Now if someone can just get me the frequencies for Moonshiners.......... :D

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Re: King Crab Fishing Alaska

Post by MrWeetabix » 11 Nov 2013, 10:48

I can only imagine that they shelter in the bay if they have some weather coming in. You've seen the storms etc etc they deal with, could easily have them hold-up in the safety of the bay until it passes or eases....
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Re: King Crab Fishing Alaska

Post by MrWeetabix » 11 Nov 2013, 12:26

Well, they're all gone now, so weather must have cleared....

None of the "cast" are anywhere near Dutch or Actuan...... So get your lugs on there fellas ;-)
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Re: King Crab Fishing Alaska

Post by MrWeetabix » 11 Nov 2013, 16:10

Saga is inbound to Dutch, The Wizard is already there, currently at the south West of the harbour moored...... anyone caught any comms yet?
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Mores the point, anyone know of the closest web-connected SDR to these?
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Re: King Crab Fishing Alaska

Post by MrWeetabix » 13 Nov 2013, 13:59

I have been on this thing quite a bit recently. You can register and create your own fleet to monitor, so I did just that, for all the Deadliest Catch vessels I could think of/find on the Cornelia Marie page anyways....
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http://www.corneliamarie.com/how-to-tra ... real-time/


Also found this site, which states that they were hit by the partial US Shut down! Probably why so many of the guys were bobbin' about in Dutch a few weeks back! :-/

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/10 ... -shutdown/
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Re: King Crab Fishing Alaska

Post by Macky » 14 Nov 2013, 16:11

MrWeetabix wrote:I have been on this thing quite a bit recently. You can register and create your own fleet to monitor, so I did just that, for all the Deadliest Catch vessels I could think of/find on the Cornelia Marie page anyways....
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http://www.corneliamarie.com/how-to-tra ... real-time/


Also found this site, which states that they were hit by the partial US Shut down! Probably why so many of the guys were bobbin' about in Dutch a few weeks back! :-/

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/10 ... -shutdown/
Thanks for the pointer ;)

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Re: King Crab Fishing Alaska

Post by MrWeetabix » 14 Nov 2013, 16:24

It's really addictive! Seems that there are still some boats out there fishing. Good to see that the Cornelia Marie is back fishing, albeit not to be featured on S10 of Deadliest Catch. They are posting regular updates on their Facebook page and by-rights, been an amazing return to King Crab, they filled the tanks and have been back in Dutch for a few weeks now, whilst Sig and the boys on the North Western look to have struggled, as they have only just returned to Dutch in the last 24 hours.

The SAGA of Elliot Ness seems to have been moored up for an eternity too, away from the other ships though, so I was wondering if he's had mechanical problems with his new boat and hasn't been able to fish. The Wizard has also been moored up for quite a while, I hope Captain Kieth had just filled the tanks quickly and hasn't had his boat go-tech on him.

I can't wait for Season 10, in fact, Opies start in January, so Ship Tracker and (hopefully) some SWLing on HF for the boys actually out in the Bering Sea should keep me going ;-)
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Re: King Crab Fishing Alaska

Post by MrWeetabix » 14 Nov 2013, 20:39

Alan137 wrote:Some frequencies you might want to have a listen to, for the up and coming King Crab fishing season up in Alaska.

2670khz 3514khz
6501khz 21650khz
4125khz 2088khz
7500khz
2182khz
3542khz

The emergency frequency in Alaska I believe is 5167.5khz and the above are all USB.

A few callsigns to lookout for.
WDF5599 Cape Caution
WAP5710 Kiska Sea
WDE5199 Northwestern
WBY7391/WQZ6520 Saga
WDC4069 Seabrooke
WCX2255 Time Bandit
WDC6082 Wizard

Listen around the bottom of 4megs as the fishermen usually like a chat around there,ive also heard some of our own fishermen from the UK/Ireland, whilst fishing in the North Alantic having a chat at the bottom of 4megs.

Good luck with these frequencies and please let us know if anything "pops up".

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I have traffic on 4.125 USB now, but very low on me. Sounds Irish though :-/
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Re: King Crab Fishing Alaska

Post by owza » 24 Nov 2013, 19:34

One of the frequencies mentioned, 6501USB has a regular weather report at 23:15, from Chesapeake. Good for checking your setup/conditions. Details here http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/marine/hfvoice.htm

I have yet to hear any boats from the region though!

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Re: King Crab Fishing Alaska

Post by Alan137 » 25 Nov 2013, 21:59

I have traffic on 4.125 USB now, but very low on me. Sounds Irish though :-/[/quote]

Yes this a popular part of the band for Altantic fishing,Irish and Scottish i have logged +/- of this frequency.

I once heard a convo with 2 irish boats and how one had to stop off in IOM to unload fish as he had went over quota's.Interesting listening but the language was awful lol.

4.025 you sometimes might hear Laser Hot Hits.

Thanks for the heads up.

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