Captain Johnathan Hillstrand Of Discovery Channel Deadlist Catch

Badder than the Bearing Sea, Captain Jonathan Hillstrand joins CIM to talk about his425.Johnathan.AndyHillstrand epic 10th season of Deadliest Catch on Discovery Channel. From working the world’s most deadliest job to writing children’s books, Jonathan talks about how he has found success, why family is most important and why living large and chasing dreams is the only way to live.

Step inside this Captain Hillstrand’s world with this exclusive interview about the success of his life.


Johnathan Hillstrand was born and raised in Homer, AK, and is a third generation Alaskan fisherman. Johnathan is the captain of the F/V Time Bandit during the King Crab Season.

Johnathan has been on commercial fishing vessels since the age of 3, began fishing at the age of 7, and began commercially fishing for crab at the age of 17.

When he is not on the boat, Captain Johnathan is involved in the operation of the Hillstrand’s other businesses including Time Bandit Fireworks, Time Bandit Spirits, Time Bandit Entertainment, Time Bandit Productions, and The Time Bandit Gear Store.

Although Johnathan has little time for leisure, when he has time off he enjoys riding his Harley and spending time with friends and family. He is also a NASCAR and NHRA enthusiast, and an avid fan of the Dallas Cowboys.

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  1. My Buick (not its not a joke)

    Love your show and the fireworks, Love to know where to get your Children’s books. I have several grand children and would like to get the books for them.
    Looking forward to the 10th season of Deadlist Catch, and catching ;up with all of the boats and their crews.


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