Aleutian Ballad: Ready for Adventure Tours
A few photos from our daily tours. Pulling up pots, fishing tales and sealife!
Aleutian Ballad: Working Boat
The F/V Aleutian Ballad is owned by David Lethin and captained by Jerry "Corky" Tilley. She is a 107' long welded steel crabber/tender. The F/V Aleutian Ballad was featured on season 2 of the Discovery Channels Deadliest Catch series.
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The Red King Crab is the most coveted commercially sold king crab. It is very large, sometimes reaching a carapace width of 11 inches (28 cm) and a leg span of 6 feet (1.8m). It is most commonly caught in the Bering Sea and Norton Sound, AK. Red King Crab get its name from the color it turns when it is cooked rather than its actual color which tends to be more burgandy.
There are many sea creatures that inhabit Alaska's waters. We were able to capture a few for you on film. Perhaps on your tour you will have the chance to see the others including the Steller Sea Lion, Sea Otters, Harbor Seals, Dall Porpoises, Whales, Walruses, Giant Pacific Octopus as well as a number of fish.