It led to fans of the Discovery show calling for Sig to stop smoking, with some also suggesting he should step down as captain of the Northwestern altogether to lead a less stressful life.
This week’s Deadliest Catch also sees Brenna A captain Sean Dwyer lay down the law with Zack Larson, while Captain ‘Wild Bill’ Wichrowski comes close to disaster when engineer Sean Boles gets a rope caught on a launcher while attached to an 800lb pot.
Deadliest Catch airs an hour earlier tonight ahead of the premiere of Discovery’s new series Manhunt: Unabomber. Read our exclusive interview with the guys who made it here.
Deadliest Catch airs tonight at 8/7c on Discovery.