In December of 2004, Keith's boat, the 100ft Sirene, was the first boat to be hired to clean up the 350,000 gallons of heavy Bunker C oil that was spilled by the soybean freighter the Selandany Ayu.
On Keith's first day of crabbing in the Norton Sound red crab fishery, he was almost pulled over the side because he stepped in the bight. This resulted in a ripped up ankle.
At the age of 14 Keith worked in a French restaurant.
Keith is partners with two other crab boats, the Fierce Allegiance and the Pinnacle.
On 04/23/07, Keith was involved with a live chat on Discovery's Fan site.
Keith bought the Wizard in 2005, but didn't have her valuable IFQ.
Keith bought the 100ft F/V Sirene in 2002, but sold the fishing history of the boat in 2004 under the Federal Buy Back Program.
Keith meet his wife, Florence, in Lake Tahoe.
Keith has one brother, Monte, so sometimes acts as relief captain when Keith needs to sleep.
Keith has two licenses, a USCG 1600 ton Mates license and a 1600 ton Master license.
Keith has two children, Caelan and Sienna.
In 1988, Keith became a full-share deckhand on the Wizard.
Keith got his start in crabbing by working on the 135ft Alaska Trader.