"Deadliest Catch" follows multiple fishing vessels sailing the Bering Sea, including the Northwestern, whose captain is Sig Hansen. Hansen's brothers, Norman and Edgar, working as the vessel's engineer and deck boss, respectively. Brothers Andy, Neal and Johnathan Hillstrand are part of the six-man crew operating the Time Bandit.
In addition to the Hansen brothers, the Northwestern's crew consists of Nick Mavar Jr., Scott Badger and Karl Rasmussen. Additional crew members for the Time Bandit include Kyle Dyerly, James Tommy and Phillip Hillstrand.
The Cape Caution is captained by Bill Wichrowski. Nick McGlashan serves as its deck boss, while Zack Larson is its engineer. Deckhands for the FV Cape Caution include Adam Peligian, Gerry Wilson and John Walczyk.
Another fishing vessel that the show follows is the Wizard, which is captained by Keith Colburn. When needed, Monte Colburn takes Keith's place as a relief captain. Gary Soper takes on the dual roles of deck boss and first mate, while Lenny Lekanoff is the vessel's engineer. The deckhands completing the crew include Roger Schlosstein and Tyler Gateman.
The Saga's captain is Jake Anderson and its relief captain is Ray Flerchinger. Mike Pereira works as both an engineer and a deckhand. Deckhands for the Saga include Wade Moore and Brandon Ahrndt.