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Against the Tide

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Captain Wes Humbyrd is forced to navigate the channel in dangerously shallow waters. A foot of water during lowtide can mean the difference between making it out to sea and spending the day marooned on a sandbar.

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The infamous tides of Cook Inlet wreak havoc on the fishermen. Taylor destroys his drive shaft in shallow waters and spends the rest of the day repairing his boat. Wes allows his crew to sleep in, and the late start also finds him battling low tide, which damages his boat. Sensible Captain Dino leaves port early to avoid the tides, and after a brief power failure, his reward is a tremendous fishing day. The tides form massive waves that ravage Captain Gavin's boat, causing him to be delayed.

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