Deadliest Catch: Season 7

Six years ago, Discovery Channel introduced the world to the fishermen of the Cornelia Marie, Northwestern, Time Bandit and Wizard. In the years that followed, Deadliest Catch forever blurred the lines between documentary and reality television and millions around the […]


Joseph and Eisenbarth

Sea stories as leadership lessons

With contributions from Petty Officer 2nd Class Timothy Tamargo, Coast Guard Academy Public Affairs. Corey Eisenbarth was an 18-year-old greenhorn on the fishing vessel Seahawk in the winter of 1983 when disaster struck and the vessel’s six crewmembers were left […]


Deadliest Catch

Behind the scenes – Coast Guard Motion Picture & Television Office

Have you ever seen the Coast Guard represented in a T.V. show or movie? What about the “Deadliest Catch” or “The Guardian”? How does the old cliché go? A picture is worth a thousand words. If that’s the case, what […]


Coast Guard honors “Deadliest Catch” skipper Keith Colburn

Captain Keith Colburn is known to millions of television viewers as the skipper of the Wizard, a crab fishing vessel on the Discovery Channel hit series Deadliest Catch. What you may not know is that Captain Colburn is also a spokesperson for […]


itCG- “Deadliest Catch” training, aircraft pilot rescue, sea rescues

Post Written by Bob Hopkins “Deadliest Catch” film-crewmembers received Coast Guard training in preparation for filming the popular Discovery Channel reality show that covers the dangerous king crab fishery in Alaska. The film-crewmembers received survival suit, life raft and flare […]


Deadliest Catch’s Captain Speaks on Boating Safety

Captain Keith Colburn from the fishing vessel Wizard on the Discovery Channel’s reality show, The Deadliest Catch, delivers a few boating safety public service announcements for the Coast Guard. Watch the videos over on District Thirteen’s blog, U.S. Coast Guard […]


Guardians on “After the Catch” tonight!

Tonight’s segment of “After the Catch” on Discovery Channel will feature LT Zachery Koehler of Air Station Kodiak, Alaska talking with the Captains from the “Deadliest Catch” about the fishing boat KATMAI case. The segment will also include footage of […]