Sig Hansen

Biography: Sig Hansen is a fourth-generation Norwegian fisherman, that has been fishing since his early teens, and is the oldest of the three brothers. Sig has been running the 125ft Northwestern since he was 22, along with two younger brothers, Edgar and Norman.

Sig would start fishing at age 14, he would often leave school early for the summers to fish salmon in Bristol Bay, Alaska on a salmon gillnetter. When that season ended, he would join up with the crew of the Northwestern to fish Blue and Red king crab in Saint Matthews Island and Nome. After graduating from high school, Sig would began fishing year-round, spending close to an average of 10 months per year in Alaska. At 22, Sig would starting running the Northwestern, by relieving captains, a job that is known as “relief skipper”, and at the age of 24, Sig would run the Northwestern full time. He would never look back, because over the years, the Northwestern has been one of the best performing boats in the fleet, under his
Sig Hansen is a fourth-generation Norwegian fisherman, that has been fishing since his early teens, and is the oldest of the three brothers. Sig has been running the 125ft Northwestern since he was 22, along with two younger brothers, Edgar and Norman.

Sig would start fishing at age 14, he would often leave school early for the summers to fish salmon in Bristol Bay, Alaska on a salmon gillnetter. When that season ended, he would join up with the crew of the Northwestern to fish Blue and Red king crab in Saint Matthews Island and Nome.

After graduating from high school, Sig would began fishing year-round, spending close to an average of 10 months per year in Alaska. At 22, Sig would starting running the Northwestern, by relieving captains, a job that is known as “relief skipper”, and at the age of 24, Sig would run the Northwestern full time. He would never look back, because over the years, the Northwestern has been one of the best performing boats in the fleet, under his command.
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Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Deadliest Catch: Season 9 Apr 16, 2013 Captain - Northwestern 7.5
tbd Deadliest Catch: Season 6 Apr 13, 2010 Northwestern, Captain 7.0
tbd After the Catch: Season 3 Jun 16, 2009 Northwestern, Captain tbd
tbd Deadliest Catch: Season 5 Apr 14, 2009 Northwestern, Captain 7.0
tbd Deadliest Catch: Season 4 Apr 15, 2008 Northwestern, Captain 6.0
tbd After the Catch: Season 1 May 29, 2007 Northwestern, Captain 1.0
tbd Deadliest Catch: Season 3 Apr 3, 2007 Northwestern, Captain 8.0
tbd Deadliest Catch: Season 2 Mar 28, 2006 Northwestern, Captain 7.0
tbd Deadliest Catch: Season 1 Apr 12, 2005 Captain - Northwestern / Northwestern, Captain 9.4