‘Deadliest Catch’: Captain Josh Harris Hopes To Take Over Mike Rowe’s Voiceover Gig After Fishing

by Joe Rutland

After his fishing days are done, Deadliest Catch star Captain Josh Harris knows what he wants to do. Voiceover work.

Well, Harris really wants to take Mike Rowe’s job as voiceover talent on the show.

He talked about it in an interview with TV Shows Ace.

“Well, I’ve been in discussions a little bit about doing some voiceovers, and I would like to pursue it,” Harris said. “So hopefully, in the future, at some point [and] time.”

He has been on the Discovery Channel show since Season 10. Deadliest Catch wrapped up its 17th season back in September.

If you want to watch old episodes or get information about the show, visit its website here.

‘Deadliest Catch’ Captain Talks About Sig Hansen Helping Out After Father Died

Yes, there is competition between captains on Deadliest Catch but it doesn’t mean that they don’t care about one another.

This really came into focus for Harris after his father, Phil Harris, died in 2010.

He talked about how Hansen helped him and his brother Jake out. Harris talked about it in an interview in 2020

Josh Harris was asked which of his castmates that he trusts and admires most.

“Obviously, the boat is not there anymore,” Harris said. “It was the F/V Time Bandit. Just, they were my family — in a sense — that took me in. I love those guys.”

Josh Harris points out that Sig Hansen took Jake under his wing.

“And I have a lot of respect for Sig Hansen,” he said. “He also helped us out and when my dad passed away by taking in my brother Jake, trying to get him to pull his head out of his keister. Which is a tough job sometimes, but he took that responsibility. That was really nice.”

Sig Hansen is out on the high seas with his daughter, Mandy Hansen. She has been busy learning the business on her own but asking Dad for tips here and there.

Josh Harris Says Show Came Together as an ‘Experiment’ With People

Now Josh Harris knows a thing or two about being on the waters fishing.

Yet, what does he mean by the show came together as an “experiment?” Let’s find out. Harris and Casey McManus headed to Hawaii. Their excursion became Deadliest Catch: Bloodline, a spin-off.

Harris talked about the trip in an interview. “We’re getting on an airplane and we’re going to Hawaii. We’re really doing it. They were already filming us doing the boat stuff.

“So they’re like, ‘well, we’ll, we’ll tag along to this. This sounds interesting,'” Harris said. “And they [Discovery] do a full-blown show! We didn’t anticipate that we were going to shoot for this, it just kind of happened.”