The BEST Episodes of After the Catch

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 6, 2021

Network: Discovery

Mike Rowe hosts this mini-series follow-up to the Deadliest Catch. The many popular deck-hands and captains get together to tell their tales and share their experiences on the high seas.

Watch Now
Before the Catch with Mike Rowe

#1 - Before the Catch with Mike Rowe

Season 7 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 7, 2020

star 10.00
1 votes
Too Close for Comfort

#2 - Too Close for Comfort

Season 7 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 28, 2020

Mike Rowe connects with captains and crew about survival on and off the crab grounds. Johnathan and Jake give an inside account of running aground. Keith and Junior debate right of way on the high seas. Josh and Casey introduce new deckhand, Maria.

star 10.00
1 votes
Looking Ahead

#3 - Looking Ahead

Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 24, 2012

Every boat in the fleet has someone moving up and someone moving out. The Bering Sea Captains imagine what The Deadliest Catch will look like next year and beyond

star 9.25
8 votes
Gamblers

#4 - Gamblers

Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 10, 2012

A wager is settled; a disgruntled greenhorn faces his captain.

star 8.60
5 votes
Relentless

#5 - Relentless

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 21, 2011

The Bering Sea 's relentless nature pushes the Captains and their crews to the limit. They relive the terrifying storm of the 2011 Opilio season, and the sparse King Crab fishing - when experienced captains pulled more blank pots than ever before.

star 8.49
67 votes
The Unexpected

#6 - The Unexpected

Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 19, 2012

In the Season 6 premiere, the captains explain how they weather Mother Nature and deal with Lady Luck; and a crew member of the Wizard is medevaced off the vessel.

star 8.33
6 votes
Life is Good

#7 - Life is Good

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 14, 2009

It may be tough out there, but our favorite Discovery captains are still living high. Phil, Sig, Johnathan, Andy and Keith meet at Rt's Longboard Grill, where the discussion is all about fame, fortune and Southern California fun.

star 8.25
4 votes
Fisherman's Code

#8 - Fisherman's Code

Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 17, 2012

Josh Harris reflects on his experiences over the course of a year. Also: A long-running feud is addressed.

star 8.17
6 votes
High Tide

#9 - High Tide

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 12, 2011

star 8.00
64 votes
Ambition

#10 - Ambition

Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 26, 2012

Jake and Josh Harris discuss their experiences as deckhands; Elliott squares off with the owner of his boat.

star 8.00
7 votes
View From Shore

#11 - View From Shore

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 3, 2012

Complicated home lives are explored. Included: Jake Harris' addiction is discussed.

star 7.80
5 votes
No Trespassing

#12 - No Trespassing

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 7, 2009

What's against the rules? What stops the "Deadliest" captains from getting the job done? Ben Bailey hosts, as the kings of King Crab discuss the dark laws of the Bering Sea. Keith lightens the night by cooking up "Baked Alaska."

star 7.67
3 votes
Fresh Blood

#13 - Fresh Blood

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 5, 2011

Deckhands and captains come and go with startling frequency, and fresh blood is everywhere. Travis Lofland and Freddy Maugatai each discuss their reason for changing boats this year, and Junior talks with the Greenhorn who quit after only two days at sea.

star 7.23
35 votes
The Fleet

#14 - The Fleet

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 6, 2010

star 7.22
36 votes
The Good Captain Phil

#15 - The Good Captain Phil

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 13, 2010

star 7.17
35 votes
Frozen Crab

#16 - Frozen Crab

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 30, 2009

A crab fisherman's worst enemy? Ice. Ben Bailey shares a frosty mug with Phil, Sig, Keith Johnathan and Andy, as they compare some of the most difficult hurdles they face at sea.

star 7.17
36 votes
Save Me

#17 - Save Me

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 28, 2011

The Bering Sea is full of peril, both emotional and physical. Bill talks about the swinging steel that almost took out his entire crew. Monster waves result in painful injuries, and Nick Mavar recounts how his nose was broken by a wild, flying steel hook.

star 7.15
68 votes
The Time Bandit

#18 - The Time Bandit

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 15, 2010

star 7.14
35 votes
The Wizard

#19 - The Wizard

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 29, 2010

star 7.14
35 votes
The Northwestern

#20 - The Northwestern

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 22, 2010

star 7.14
36 votes
Low Tide

#21 - Low Tide

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 14, 2011

The lowest lows of this season are explored. The Deadliest Catch crews talk about committing Phil's ashes to the tides of the Bering Sea. Jake and Josh hash it out with the short lived Captain of the Cornelia Marie, Derrick Ray.

star 7.06
33 votes
Emergency!

#22 - Emergency!

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 1, 2008

The captains and crew recall some incredibly close calls and examine some of the missteps and mishaps that can lead to a life-threatening emergency. A Catch cameraman stationed with the Coast Guard shares his amazing rescue footage.

star 6.59
66 votes
On the Edge

#23 - On the Edge

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jun 19, 2007

This episode looks at the family histories of fishing for crab on the Bering Sea. Often times several generations of men find themselves fishing together and even replacing their fathers. The captains will discuss the vast improvements made in fishing boats and equipment over the years as well as safety upgrades. They will also talk about the comparisons of crab fishing to gold prospecting. The show closes with a discussion of crewmembers who had short careers due to being too frightened to continue and some of the funniest practical jokes that they have played on one another over the years.

star 6.41
37 votes
Writers:
Staying On Course

#24 - Staying On Course

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 16, 2009

The captains of Deadliest Catch are back and are still at it - catching crab, trying to stay alive, and having a whole bunch of fun in San Diego. Ben Bailey hosts.

star 6.26
34 votes
Overboard

#25 - Overboard

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired May 29, 2007

The boat captains from the show Deadliest Catch gather together at their favorite bar in Seattle to tell some of their favorite and scariest stories.

star 5.56
39 votes
Writers: