Deadlist Catch is most Dangerous profession! | General Discussion Topics | Forum

A A A
Avatar

Please consider registering
guest

sp_LogInOut Log In sp_Registration Register

Register | Lost password?
Advanced Search

— Forum Scope —






— Match —





— Forum Options —





Minimum search word length is 3 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters

No permission to create posts
sp_Feed Topic RSS sp_TopicIcon
Deadlist Catch is most Dangerous profession!
September 13, 2009
1:40 am
Avatar
greeney2
Member
Members
Forum Posts: 10224
Member Since:
April 9, 2009
sp_UserOnlineSmall Online

http://finance.yahoo.com/insurance/arti ... rance-life

The above link lists the 5 dealiest professions but the left a few out IMHO. After watching a season of Ice Truckers, that one seems to rate right up on top too. However, they forgot one alltogather, which is the crews and cameramen who make these documentary shows about these professions. If the ship goes down, so do they, and they are also not seasoned fisherman who are used to the extremes of conditions. That has to rate right up equal, since they are on the same deck, and worse, handling a big camera. At least the fisherman when a wave hits the boat have all their arms and legs free to run or hang on to something. The cameraman has a $50,000 camera he isn't about to drop.

September 13, 2009
1:42 am
Avatar
Lashmar
Member
Members
Forum Posts: 5289
Member Since:
April 9, 2009
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Good point G2. I've always felt sorry for the cameraman for the reasons you pointed out.

Read between the lies

September 13, 2009
1:49 am
Avatar
greeney2
Member
Members
Forum Posts: 10224
Member Since:
April 9, 2009
sp_UserOnlineSmall Online

John's good friend does some editing work for Ice Truckers. WE got hooked on watching that this summer. Its always amazing on Deadliest Catch to see some of those catches. I still can't picture 400-500 crabs in one cage, since they are so huge. Where we live, the big king crab legs sell for about $25-30per pound, US dollars. Sometimes Costco has them a little cheaper. Its a lot on money in those cages when they catch them.

How expensive is Crab or Lobster in the UK?

September 13, 2009
2:46 am
Avatar
Lashmar
Member
Members
Forum Posts: 5289
Member Since:
April 9, 2009
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

"greeney2" wrote: How expensive is Crab or Lobster in the UK?

That’s one of my pet things there mate.

It depends what it is. If it’s a spider crap…nothing, they throw it back because people are too stupid to eat them. If it’s a brown crap then you’re looking at about £20 each I think. Lobsters can go for a lot more though.

It’s so annoying because people in the UK don’t eat things like Spider craps or fish that isn’t Trout or Cod. We have some lovely fish in our waters but people don’t eat it, we were spoiled throughout the war with Cod I think. The supermarkets have got to people's brains and told them that things that look odd aren't good to eat. 😡 It's a shame but at the same time it's good becuase some really, really good fish is cheaper than dirt. 😀

Read between the lies

September 13, 2009
7:56 am
Avatar
bionic
Member
Members
Forum Posts: 9870
Member Since:
April 9, 2009
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

We are big Deadliest Catch fans in my home. Ice Road truckers, too.

Right now we're watching Swords..about sword fish fishing.

I love those shows..
Dirtiest Jobs
Axe Men
Lobster Wars
Big Fixes
etc...
it's fascinating, interesting stuff, I think

I also like Ultimate Fighter..which is just getting ready to start up again..with, Kimbo Slice..should be interesting

Willie Wonka quotes..
What is this Wonka, some kind of funhouse?
Why? Are you having fun?
A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men.
We are the music makers, we are the dreamers of dreams

September 13, 2009
7:59 am
Avatar
Tairaa
Member
Members
Forum Posts: 2842
Member Since:
April 9, 2009
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

What about soldiers? Pretty sure their job is a bit more dangerous then a rancher. Where they not included? Is that not considered a profession?

Surely an ERT operator is considered a profession, that's not as dangerous as fishing for king crab?

"George Bush says he speaks to god every day, and christians love him for it. If George Bush said he spoke to god through his hair dryer, they would think he was mad. I fail to see how the addition of a hair dryer makes it any more absurd."

September 13, 2009
8:07 am
Avatar
MonarchSmile
Member
Members
Forum Posts: 1592
Member Since:
April 26, 2009
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

"greeney2" wrote: http://finance.yahoo.com/insur.....rance-life

The above link lists the 5 dealiest professions but the left a few out IMHO. After watching a season of Ice Truckers, that one seems to rate right up on top too. However, they forgot one alltogather, which is the crews and cameramen who make these documentary shows about these professions. If the ship goes down, so do they, and they are also not seasoned fisherman who are used to the extremes of conditions. That has to rate right up equal, since they are on the same deck, and worse, handling a big camera. At least the fisherman when a wave hits the boat have all their arms and legs free to run or hang on to something. The cameraman has a $50,000 camera he isn't about to drop.

I call BS on you greeney2

You are not humble Laugh

I would not mind riding shotgun with the blond lady trucker, maybe during the summer season.
😀

September 13, 2009
9:36 am
Avatar
fortwynt
Member
Members
Forum Posts: 1034
Member Since:
April 9, 2009
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Ahem, and what about freakin Coal Mining? Funny they leave that one out.

http://www.msha.gov/stats/cent.....lstats.asp

Mining Deaths from 1990-2008 in USA

1990-66
1991-61
1992-55
1993-47
1994-45
1995-47
1996-39
1997-30
1998-29
1999-35
2000-38
2001-42
2002-28
2003-30
2004-28
2005-23
2006-47
2007-34
2008-30

September 13, 2009
5:54 pm
Avatar
greeney2
Member
Members
Forum Posts: 10224
Member Since:
April 9, 2009
sp_UserOnlineSmall Online

Interresting Lashmer. Is Trout fishing a big thing in the UK. Never been to the UK, but is your country full of good places for Trout fishing? What about freshwater for bass or other fish? I'm surprized that with all the "Fish and Chips" we hear about in the UK, that they wouldn;t be big on all kinds of different fish.

September 14, 2009
12:19 pm
Avatar
Lashmar
Member
Members
Forum Posts: 5289
Member Since:
April 9, 2009
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

I must admit I don’t fish so I only know what I've been told but my neighbour does fish and he says the freshwater fishing is pretty good. It’s not just all the fish and such we get but it’s the amount of eels and shellfish we have in our freshwaters as well.

We have vast amounts of Bass and Pike here. For some reason people fish for sport here, apart from my neighbour Laugh , I don’t really understand most people in the UK. All they want to do is go down to the supermarket and buy their food. This time last year I had a chest freezer full of pigeon and rabbit that my neighbour shot so I was happy. Laugh

Shooting’s pretty good as well; deer’s run about like rabbits there’s so many of them; same as lupine (Fox) if you like them, there’s just to many to mention. 😀

But the freshwater fishing is pretty good apparently. The sea fishing is also fantastic; because our waters are that pretty horrible colour (which is plankton) there are so many different types of fish out there. 😀

Read between the lies

No permission to create posts
Forum Timezone: America/Los_Angeles

Most Users Ever Online: 288

Currently Online: greeney2
52 Guest(s)

Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)

Top Posters:

greeney2: 10224

bionic: 9870

at1with0: 9243

Lashmar: 5289

tigger: 4576

rath: 4297

DIss0n80r: 4161

sandra: 3858

frrostedman: 3815

Wing-Zero: 3278

Member Stats:

Guest Posters: 2

Members: 23910

Moderators: 0

Admins: 2

Forum Stats:

Groups: 8

Forums: 31

Topics: 8653

Posts: 123256

Newest Members:

laundryroom, kesan, Paul Thomas, Tony Lowe, ieltstips11, kath, Mike Maccini, The Royal Dissident, nan, KRISTIE Perkins

Administrators: John Greenewald: 557, blackvault: 1776