Deadliest Catch: The Bait

Watch Deadliest Catch: The Bait

  • 2013
  • 5 Seasons
  • 7.1  (84)

Deadliest Catch: The Bait is a television series that complements the hit reality show, Deadliest Catch. Produced by the Discovery Channel, Deadliest Catch: The Bait features the same cast members as its parent show, Captain Sig Hansen, Captain Bill Wichrowski, and Captain Keith Colburn.

The show premiered in 2013 and has aired for several seasons, each of which has been met with critical acclaim from viewers and critics alike. The show features exclusive interviews with the captains and crew members, who shed light on the challenges and dangers of fishing in some of the world's most treacherous waters.

The premise of the show revolves around the captains and crew members of the commercial fishing vessels in the Bering Sea. Viewers gain insight into the challenges these fishermen face daily, such as navigating icy waters, rough ocean conditions, and the possibility of equipment failure.

Deadliest Catch: The Bait also features experts in the fields of maritime and commercial fishing, who provide insights and analysis for viewers. Through interviews and discussions, these professionals offer valuable information about commercial fishing practices, regulations, and the industry's economic impact.

The show's ratings soar because of its unique style of storytelling. It seamlessly blends interviews, unscripted clips from the show, and commentary from experts, giving viewers an immersive experience. Deadliest Catch: The Bait provides viewers with a window into the lives of the brave men and women who risk their lives to bring seafood to our tables.

Notably, Deadliest Catch: The Bait provides fans with behind-the-scenes looks into the filming and production of the main show. It also provides a chance for viewers to interact with their favorite cast members and ask questions. The show also features "Never Before Seen" footage and behind-the-scenes photos that offer a glimpse into the daily lives of the cast members, on and off the boat.

Season after season, Deadliest Catch: The Bait delivers a one-of-a-kind viewing experience, providing viewers with an in-depth look at the fishing industry. The show also highlights the personal struggles of the captains and crew members and the sacrifices they make to provide for their families.

The success of Deadliest Catch: The Bait is due in no small part to its cast members. Captain Sig Hansen is known for his quick wit and strong leadership skills, while Bill Wichrowski's tough but fair approach to leadership has earned him the trust of his crew. Keith Colburn is the soft-spoken captain who leads his team with a calm but firm hand.

In conclusion, Deadliest Catch: The Bait is a must-watch show for those who love adventure, the ocean, and behind-the-scenes looks into the lives of working professionals. It offers a unique perspective into the challenges of commercial fishing in Alaska and the sacrifices made by the brave men and women who bring seafood to our tables. With its exciting storytelling, engaging cast, and valuable insights from experts, this show has become a fan favorite and a true gem of the Discovery Channel.

Deadliest Catch: The Bait is a series that is currently running and has 5 seasons (44 episodes). The series first aired on April 16, 2013.

Deadliest Catch: The Bait
Filter by Source

Every Crabber's Nightmare
7. Every Crabber's Nightmare
August 21, 2018
The last leg of the season is also the deadliest, and the captains reveal how they manage the risks; crews find out what happens when an 800-pound pot lands on a crabber; Wild Bill hears a greenhorn's confession that shakes him to his core.
Trial by Captain
6. Trial by Captain
August 14, 2018
Captains debate how to lead in life or death situations. Sig demands Casey pay up for deliberately cutting a $1,000 pot. And it's a showdown in the galley as former chef Keith Colburn judges which captain makes the best grub.
Injuries at Sea
5. Injuries at Sea
August 7, 2018
In a Bait exclusive, Wild Bill gives his personal reaction to the Summer Bay's man overboard crisis. Deckhands question captains' decisions, and captains give their inside take on the worst ways to get injured at sea.
Breakdowns at Sea
4. Breakdowns at Sea
July 31, 2018
Captains reveal how they battle a super moon storm, and share their own secrets to surviving breakdowns at sea amidst the most destructive tidal surges of the century.
Surviving Winter's Wrath
3. Surviving Winter's Wrath
July 17, 2018
The captains reveal their own accounts and share insider secrets, as they battle the super moon storm and the winter season.
Live from the Shipyard
2. Live from the Shipyard
April 17, 2018
Before a live audience, host Matt Rogers joins the Captains as they face off on the fallout from last week and look ahead to the biggest moments. Sig, Keith, and Jake confront each other for the first time, and Wild Bill reveals how he beat Sean so hard.
Live from the Docks
1. Live from the Docks
April 10, 2018
Live in front of an audience in Seattle, the Captains celebrate the 200th episode of Deadliest Catch, and gear up for an action packed premier. Hosted by Matt Rogers, the Captains reveal what's coming, including a Harris' return and a man overboard.
Where to Watch Deadliest Catch: The Bait
Deadliest Catch: The Bait is available for streaming on the Discovery Channel website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Deadliest Catch: The Bait on demand at Philo.
  • Premiere Date
    April 16, 2013
  • IMDB Rating
    7.1  (84)