Sig Hansen sells Russian crab

Millions of American TV viewers have watched Sig Hansen, the captain of the Bering Sea crab boat Northwestern, haul in Alaskan king crab on the Discovery Channel’s hit reality series Deadliest Catch. But Captain Sig and his brothers are catching heat in the Alaskan seafood industry for a controversial decision to market crab imported from Russia, Alaska’s main competitor, under their own now-famous name.

Charles Homans, KIAL – Unalaska