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Crewman Lee Fleury prepares to throw the grappling hook at a crab pot buoy off in the distance while Lyndon Yockey (rear) runs the hydrolics to manuever heavy crab pots being stacked onboard. The 20003 Bristol Bay red king crab season lasted 5 days and 2 hours and was plagued with gale force winds of 35 knots or higher almost everyday causing to seas to rise 10 to 15 feet. (© copyright Karen Ducey)

Crewman Lee Fleury prepares to throw the grappling hook at a crab pot buoy off in the distance while Lyndon Yockey (rear) runs the hydrolics to manuever heavy crab pots being stacked onboard. The 20003 Bristol Bay red king crab season lasted 5 days and 2 hours and was plagued with gale force winds of 35 knots or higher almost everyday causing to seas to rise 10 to 15 feet. (© copyright Karen Ducey)