Jake Anderson (born September 16, 1980) is a Bering Sea crab fisherman aboard the fishing vessel Northwestern. Since 2007, Jake has been featured in all seasons of the Discovery Channel documentary television series "Deadliest Catch."
Jake was hired as a greenhorn by captain Sig Hansen aboard the Northwestern in 2007. In 2010, Jake was promoted to deck boss of the Northwestern, and in 2012 he obtained his USCG Mate 1600-ton fishing license and Master 100-ton fishing license.
Jake resides in Seattle, Washington, with his wife, Jenna. As an avid skateboarder during the off season, Jake is sponsored by the American footwear and clothing company DVS Shoes. He has a signature skateboard shoe released through the company. During a 2012 interview with Dr. Drew Pinsky, Jake admitted that he is a recovering alcoholic and his addiction left him homeless for two years.
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Jake Anderson is a Bering Sea crab fisherman featured on the Discovery Channel documentary television series "Deadliest Catch." In his debut book, "Relapse," Jake serves as an inspiration as he candidly shares his private journey to overcome tragedy.
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