Bering Sea Gold

Continuing Tuesday / 7:00pm Discovery 52 min.
In the frontier town of Nome, Alaska, there�s a gold rush on. But you�ve never seen gold mining like this before � here, the precious metal isn�t found in the ground. It�s sitting in the most unlikely of places: the bottom of the frigid, unpredictable Bering Sea. And there are a handful of people willing to risk it all to bring it to the surface.

Season 17

12 Episodes

Endgame 17x12
In the fleet's last push for gold, Reaper Nation fights to mine until the cold, bitter end. Shawn reaches for gold in deeper waters. Emily must depend on her last remaining diver. Chris and Zeke debate whether to mine in murky conditions.
Dec 22 2023
In the critical final days, Kris stays laser-focused on his mission while brother Andy struggles aboard the All-In. Shawn chases a disappearing hot spot. Vernon returns to deep and dangerous waters.Fortune's Fools In the critical final days, Kris stays laser-focused on his mission while brother Andy struggles aboard the All-In. Shawn chases a disappearing hot spot. Vernon returns to deep and dangerous waters.
Dec 15 2023
Shawn hunts for a new spot as the fleet tries to pick up the pieces after the devastating storm. Chris faces horrible visibility issues underwater. Team Emily manages to get back on the gold, and Reaper Nation desperately tries to salvage their season.
Dec 08 2023
As the miners try to secure their operations, a catastrophic storm rips through Nome, devastating the community and leaving it forever changed.
Dec 01 2023
As the countdown to the storm of the century begins, the fleet races to mine. Reaper Nation hits deeper waters while Shawn, Emily, Vernon and Chris all fight large swells to get gold until the bitter end.
Nov 24 2023
A potential disaster plagues the Kellys, prompting a bail-out from Chris McCully. Shawn and Vernon try their luck in deeper waters. Team Emily strives for a double dive.
Nov 17 2023
Shawn's negotiations with his father for the inland mine implode. Emily deploys her new diver while Vernon searches for one of his own. Chris dives solo again. Reaper Nation's new dredge might help them compete with Mr. Gold.
Nov 10 2023
Facing dangerous conditions, the entire fleet rolls the dice to save their season. Mr. Gold gambles on shallow ground. Chris risks it all on another solo dive as Zeke doubles down. Kris tries to power through a crisis.
Nov 03 2023
Pressure mounts as a Nome-wide diver shortage forces Chris McCully into a dangerous solo dive and Emily's crew into river dredging. The Kellys fight over the lack of progress on their newest dredge, the All-In.
Oct 27 2023
The fleet scrambles to get mining before an approaching storm. Mechanical difficulties plague Mr. Gold and Kris Kelly. Chris McCully has a close call while diving. Vernon attempts to get back in the gold game.
Oct 20 2023
Chris McCully embarks on a three-person, 15-hour diving marathon while Kris Kelly panics when the Mistress takes on water. Vernon and Emily both try new, unconventional divers. Mr. Gold successfully returns to work on the Myrtle Irene.
Oct 13 2023
As a new Industrial Revolution sweeps Nome, the miners elevate their operations. A cracked spud may mean disaster for Shawn. Kris Kelly struggles with faulty equipment. Chris McCully has a blockbuster start, while Vernon buys an unorthodox dredge.
Oct 06 2023

Season 16

10 Episodes

Mr. Gold and Chris McCully battle it out for the top spot on the gold board. The Kellys are at risk of ending the season with no gold. After some dangerous dives, Jane, Vernon and Zeke's crews each make a push to finish the season with a bang.
Oct 03 2023
The Kellys quarrel while trying to make their gold-sucking Crawler work. Some anatomical-looking worms in the sea may lead Shawn to gold. Vernon's best laid plans falter as he deals with health issues. Jane receives news of the birth of Emily's baby.
Sep 26 2023
Jane clashes with Emily's crew over being disrespected. Equipment failures cause delays for Chris and Shawn. Kris is thrilled to find his Crawler in action. Pressure ridges cause one close call too many for Zeke and his crew.
Sep 19 2023
Chris McCully and crew hit a paystreak so lucrative they call it "Wall Street." Shawn strikes gold all the way at 40 feet under the ice. Kris and Andy argue over their new underwater gold-getting toy. Vernon's diver faces a possible disaster.
Sep 12 2023
The Kellys unveil their secret gold mining weapon. Chris McCully's hot paystreak continues. A scary close call forces Zeke to adjust strategy. Jane butts heads with her crew as tensions boil over. Shawn discovers a hidden treasure at the bottom of the Bering Sea.
Sep 05 2023
Chris finds himself stranded on the ice. Shawn hits a mysterious dry spell. The Kellys' brand-new Crawler awakens but encounters electrical problems. A tangled tether spells bad news for Zeke and the boys. Vernon finds two divers are better than one.
Aug 29 2023
Shawn and Zeke each risk dangerous ice missions in the hopes of big paystreaks. Kris' gold mining miracle has arrived but requires some assembly. Jane does her best with an absent Emily and a diver who can't swim.
Aug 22 2023
Chris McCully continues to pose a serious threat to Mr. Gold. Vernon and crew are plagued by mishaps. The Kellys wait for a game-changing piece of gold mining equipment to arrive. Shawn competes in Nome's biggest snowmobile race.
Aug 15 2023
Innovative mining strategies pay off for Chris and Shawn. A crew screwup leaves Kris once again behind in the gold count. A shocking discovery reveals why Emily's crew hasn�t been seeing any gold in the box.
Aug 08 2023
Young mining gangster Chris McCully challenges Mr. Gold's dominance. Wise guys Kris and Andy prospect. Don Vernon faces health issues. Made man Zeke creates a palace on the ice. A pregnant Emily leaves Jane in charge of the operation.
Aug 01 2023

Season 15

10 Episodes

A key crew member abandons Kris as he tries to hold onto the Mistress and stay out the longest. Shawn fights to retain his crown as the Gold King of Nome. Zeke and crew have a bro-down on the Havilah. Emily and Vernon's crews vie for a strong, lucrative finish to the season.
Feb 07 2023
A shocking injury jeopardizes Kris Kelly�s gold goal for the season. Mr. Gold gambles on northern winds and low tides to provide a huge paystreak. Zeke cleans up on the Havilah. Emily and Vernon rally their crews to end the gold summer strong.
Jan 31 2023
Shawn and Vernon embark on a harrowing rescue mission on a stormy Bering Sea. Mistress problems force Kris into limp mode. Zeke relaunches the Havilah with a wild crew.
Jan 24 2023
The Gold Ship's crew strikes out on their own while Vernon is away. Shawn faces an unexpected malfunction on the Myrtle just as boss Dave Young comes to inspect it. Zeke and Emily hope that new divers will bring huge paystreaks. Kris returns to the Reaper while the Mistress is out of commission.
Jan 17 2023
Shawn and Kris attempt to settle their feud once and for all. Vernon tussles with an annoying moocher. Jane Kilcher faces a huge challenge out on Claim 14. In the hopes of jump-starting his gold season, Zeke embarks on a marathon suction dredging campaign.
Jan 10 2023
As tempers flare, the conflict between Shawn and the Kellys becomes physical. Mechanical difficulties plague the Mistress. Vernon is thrilled to have his A-Team back in action. Jane celebrates a gold-laden birthday and Emily drops a bombshell.
Jan 03 2023
A brand-new arrival shakes up the gold game as Emily shows Jane Kilcher the ropes of running a dredge. Kris Kelly deals with an excavator malfunction. Hurricane Dave is horrified by Vernon's methods. Digging deep pays off for Mr. Gold.
Dec 27 2022
A series of questionable calls by Kris brings the Mistress to her breaking point. Mr. Gold takes a huge gamble by mining Cooper Gulch. Vernon acts on a hot prospecting tip. Emily's crew takes risky dives. Zeke's new girl is his gold luck charm on Tomcod.
Dec 20 2022
Two monster dredges duke it out on the Bering Sea as a war brews between Shawn and Kris. Vernon's diver bleeds on his ascent. Emily deals with mechanical difficulties. A notorious nomad returns to team with Zeke.
Dec 13 2022
Mining empires expand and clash in an epic battle to dominate Nome. Mr. Gold has a plan to yield 3000 ounces. The Kellys impress a new investor. Vernon builds a kingdom on Claim 56. Zeke has a deal to work Tomcod. Emily makes a surprise announcement.
Dec 06 2022

Season 14

10 Episodes

Top contenders Shawn and Vernon battle it out for their final haul in the face of a storm ready to knock them off the ice. Zeke risks one last move. Kris hopes to pull enough to set up his summer.
Dec 28 2021
Kris must move fast in the face of a life-threatening incident. Vernon pushes a diver for a personal record. Shawn deals with a crack in the ice to keep on the trail of the Tomcod jackpot. Zeke sees signs of life just as his season is coming to an end.
Dec 21 2021
With Kris away on father duty, Andy must bring in the gold as captain of the Reaper. Vernon tries to maximize his returns by minimizing his moves. Shawn finds himself just short of a paystreak. Zeke tries Shawn's coordinates to put some gold in the box.
Dec 14 2021
Vernon races against weakening ice on Claim 56. Kris preps his operation for his upcoming absence. Shawn turns to an unusual method to track down a tricky paystreak. Zeke makes an eleventh hour move to Tomcod.
Dec 07 2021
Shawn is driven to desperate measures to solve his water overflow problems. Zeke gives the West Beach Claim one last shot. Kris tries out Captain James as a diver. Vernon pushes forward despite dangerous ice conditions.
Nov 30 2021
While the Captains rethink their mining locations, Vernon's diver tries to mine without a light, Shawn follows a yellow brick road in search of the motherlode, the Kellys must find gold to pay off their debts and Zeke stretches out the hose.
Nov 23 2021
While all the mining teams compete in marathon dives, Shawn brings new gear to stay mining longer, Vernon sends down two ace divers, Kris expects to get on the gold and Zeke hopes for zero malfunctions.
Nov 16 2021
Shawn and Vernon hope to double down with back-to-back divers; Zeke faces an undetected flooding nightmare; the Kellys run into a hose shortage that forces them to pivot.
Nov 09 2021
As the fleet must dig out of a snowstorm and beware of another on the horizon, Vernon sets up on the promising Claim 56, the Kellys race to get their new equipment on the ice, and Shawn battles an air compressor.
Nov 02 2021
In the high-stakes game of ice mining, Shawn chases a jackpot along an ancient riverbed, Kris goes all-in on brand new equipment and Zeke bets on his season with a fresh crew.
Oct 26 2021

Season 13

10 Episodes

Last Call 13x10
The miners have just 24 hours left to make or break their season.
Jul 02 2021
Nome's King Shawn edges closer to ultimate domination.
Jun 25 2021
Kris attempts to save his season with a move that may be his worst idea yet. Shawn hunts for a pay-streak to solidify his position at the top. Emily prospects a claim to call her own. Vern tries out a "crazy" new diver. Zeke sets sail on an adventure.
Jun 18 2021
Zeke hopes to find his perfect claim match. Shawn needs the Myrtle to save the Christine Rose. Emily is down to her last shot. Vernon's luck with divers gets worse. Kris is finally on a hot streak, but will it last?
Jun 11 2021
Shawn pulls an all-nighter with the revamped Myrtle. The Kellys' season might be saved with a little help. Emily acts quick in a dangerous situation. Vernon hopes hiring Steve again won't be a mistake. Zeke enlists his brother to get them on gold.
Jun 04 2021
The Kellys face gunfire from angry locals in Elim. Shawn injures himself on the Myrtle. Emily loses her rock-solid diver. Vernon finds a secret golden spot. The Black Swan finally gets on gold.
May 28 2021
Kris and crew face one mishap after another in Elim. Shawn pursues complete control over the inland mine. Vernon pits his divers against each other in a gold-getting competition. Steve and Emily prospect on the beach.
May 21 2021
Shawn must get the remastered Myrtle Irene onto the water. Zeke bets on himself by helping on Vernon's claim. Emily hopes to add to her all-star squad. Kris and his sceptic crew finally head to Elim.
May 14 2021
Shawn strikes a deal with Dave Young that comes with a ticking clock. Zeke's new dredge Black Swan debuts on the Bering Sea. Kris' backup plan wildly backfires. Vernon and Emily seek out their own claims.
May 07 2021
With new claims up for grabs, old faces return to Nome's wild west as Mr. Gold launches his biggest season. Kris' Elim plan hits a hiccup. Vernon hustles to assemble his dream team. Emily searches for her own claim. Zeke attempts an ambitious creation.
Apr 30 2021

Season 12

22 Episodes

As the miners rush to solid ground before the ice vanishes, Mr. Gold outlasts the fleet to secure TOMCOD. Kris assembles a makeshift operation. Emily rolls the dice on one last dive and Vernon hightails it to land on dangerous ice.
Oct 09 2020
Shawn pushes himself and his equipment to the edge; Kris and the Kellys recover from the engine shack fire; Vernon pitches his operation to a big-time investor.
Oct 02 2020
As an arctic blizzard wreaks havoc across Nome; Kris finds gold under the ice, but fire erupts overhead; Shawn struggles to rescue his operation; Emily risks it all on a double dive; Vernon leans on a diver making her comeback.
Sep 25 2020
When the temperature plummets to a season low, Shawn fights frozen ground with steam heat. Kris' hot plan to beat the cold fizzles quickly. Vernon gambles on a new spot.
Sep 18 2020
Shawn races to prove the viability of the TOMCOD; Kris makes amends with his crew; Brad dives for the first time in five years; Emily tries to break her ice season curse.
Sep 11 2020
Suffering the icy burn of possible defeat, Kris wrecks his 3-diver relay plan and abandons his crew. Shawn is forced to question TOMCOD. Emily returns home to Claim 14. Vernon gambles on the edge of the ice.
Sep 04 2020
Following the arctic storm that drove everyone to shore; Shawn embarks on a marathon dive; Kris unveils a diving relay with The Reaper's new diver Shaunna; Emily takes another desperate shot at TOMCOD gold.
Aug 28 2020
The clock ticks as an impending arctic storm gathers strength; Shawn can't quit the gold; Kris gambles on another rookie miner; Emily finds gold but her equipment fails; Vernon risks everything to test Claim 16.
Aug 21 2020
Only days into the winter mining season, a regulator freeze up cuts off Shawn's air supply. Emily negotiates with Mr. Gold for season-saving coordinates. Vernon returns to the ice with an eye to buy Claim 16. The Kellys get on some gold.
Aug 07 2020
Winter has come -- along with the thinnest, most unpredictable ice in decades. After three years, Shawn returns to diving under the ice in pursuit of the Tomcod claim. Kris tries to set up and mine in one day. Emily's dependable Claim 14 shocks her.
Jul 31 2020
In the midst of the season-ending storm, Emily plays chicken with Mother Nature, but may lose her diver in the process. Ken pushes the Myrtle to its max. Elaine proves herself to Vern by calling the shots.
Jul 24 2020
Kris mines an undersea trench, but a cave-in of rocks threatens his life, pinning him to the seafloor. Desperate to find a patch of career-saving gold, Shawn follows a hunch to deeper ground.
Jul 17 2020
As summer's end nears, Shawn claws his way closer to the top of the gold count. Emily leaves her unpredictable father to tend on the Eroica. Kris works his new partnership in pursuit of a brighter future. And Ken pushes the repaired Myrtle Irene.
Jul 10 2020
Shawn confronts his dad for the sake of the family operation -- to disastrous results. Emily brings her father aboard The Eroica. When Vernon loses a diver, he turns to an unlikely replacement -- his daughter Elaine.
Jun 26 2020
After the raging storm, Ken learns the Myrtle Irene's fate. Shawn uses a new tool to hunt for new hotspots. Emily brings on a new crew member from her past. Vernon tries his luck at river mining. Kris gambles on an alliance to turn his season around.
Jun 19 2020
With a massive storm about to hit Nome, Shawn & Ken push their operations to the brink to get one last score in. Emily gambles on untested ground. Kris battles bad attitudes. One dredge pushes too far into the storm, forcing its crew to abandon ship.
Jun 12 2020
Shawn's rocky pay-streak takes him for a wild ride. Kris raids another claim but a rival dredge fights back. Vernon loses patience with his crew's performance. Ken tests a new operator to keep running around the clock.
Jun 05 2020
Tensions fly as Brad leads The Reaper into hostile waters where Emily defends Claim 14 from claim jumpers. Shawn hunts an elusive pay-streak. Ken puts a risky Myrtle Irene repair to the test.
Jun 05 2020
As the miners look to find more valuable ground, Shawn must fight the sea's shifting tide, Ken strains his excavator arm when digging hard cobble, Kris tries his chances with a rookie diver and new diver Brian saves Vernon's day.
May 29 2020
Shawn gets his first taste of the shifting seabed. Ken tries a new perspective to find new ground. Kris and Emily each try out greenhorn divers to boost their productivity, but the plan grinds to a halt for one of them.
May 29 2020
As summer kicks into gear, Ken and the Myrtle Irene get stuck in the mud. The Kellys are forced to bail out at Fort Davis. Elaine tries to make up for lost time due to Vernon's late start. And Shawn receives word on the fate of the Christine Rose.
May 22 2020
Summer temperatures at an all time high disrupt the seafloor, causing miners to find new strategies. Shawn fights a legal battle. Ken tries to keep his gold crown, while Emily and the Kellys look to expand their operations.
May 15 2020

Season 11

10 Episodes

Shawn and Ken continue their struggle to carry the title of the true "Mr. Gold".
Nov 12 2019
Everyone is desperate to find as much as possible in the waning days of a grueling summer mining season; Shawn's installation is threatened by treacherous winds.
Nov 05 2019
Ken and Shawn halt their operations to help in the search and rescue of a missing miner; Vern goes full bore on the Bering Sea.
Nov 05 2019
Shawn pushes the Christine Rose to its maximum work depth. Emily faces an exhausted diver.
Oct 29 2019
Before the winter freeze out, Shawn gambles to dig deeper than ever before as Ken brings the heat.
Oct 22 2019
Miners ask themselves how willing they are to fight crashing waves and whipping winds.
Oct 15 2019
Vernon and his crew get stranded in the Yukon; Shawn finds a good luck charm in his son, and Ken suffers a mechanical setback
Oct 08 2019
An epic Clash of Titans grips the gold mining fleet as Shawn constructs the largest washplant in Nome and Ken's mining monster roars to life. Vern prospects using his new innovations. Ripping currents threaten the Kellys.
Oct 01 2019
Shawn's rival Ken unleashes his 600-ton gold gobbler while Shawn fights to keep a family dynasty. Vernon makes a valiant return in an attempt to strike it rich with a new dredge. Emily fights to reclaims her hotspot.
Sep 24 2019
Despite the worst conditions in a decade, the miners hedge their bets as Shawn and Ken go head to head with their largest ships ever. Emily confronts the elements while Kris leads his family with a newfound determination.
Sep 17 2019

Season 10

12 Episodes

In a shocking confrontation, Nome's top two miners Shawn and Ken come face to face after a season of squaring off, having revolutionized mining with bigger, badder, gold-grabbing machines. Secrets are revealed through never before seen footage.
Jun 15 2018
Desperate to be Nome's gold king, Shawn risks the Christine Rose in dangerous waters. Ken struggles to free the Myrtle from the harbor. Emily fights a fouled airline and Kris attempts one more dive at the Bluff.
Jun 08 2018
In a race against winter, Shawn extends his sluice to get more gold; Ken pushes the Myrtle 24 hours a day; Emily tangles with the tide; Kris battles a bed of quartz; George enjoys a season-ending dive with his son.
Jun 01 2018
Winter winds force the captains to reevaluate risk and reward; Shawn's mega-barge extraction takes a turn for the worse; Ken pushes the Myrtle to the limit on a five-day run; Emily sends her divers deeper; Kris invents a new form of prospecting.
May 25 2018
Shawn works overtime to cover for his exhausted crew; Kris is blind-sided by the loss of his lead diver; Emily jumps in to prevent a fuel spill; Ken and George collaborate to find Myrtle a mother lode.
May 18 2018
The Bering Sea battle heats up as Shawn bets big on a new discovery he hopes will keep him ahead of Ken's massive dredge; the Kellys are forced to find new ground; Emily nearly boils a diver alive.
May 11 2018
A violent midsummer storm forces the fleet off the mining grounds. Shawn, Ken, Emily and Kris race to repair and improve their dredges for an end of season attack while reliving some of their most dangerous and triumphant moments on the Bering Sea.
May 04 2018
The approach of a violent storm pits safety against the drive to succeed; Ken rushes to free the Myrtle before it's destroyed; Kris risks being stranded; Shawn mines until the Bering Sea rips up his dredge; Emily attempts to appease nature
Apr 27 2018
In the Bluff's lawless waters, Shawn and Kris wield brute strength and make verbal threats while standing their ground against the competition; in Nome, Alaska, Emily and George gamble on new strategies and resources.
Apr 20 2018
Shawn and Kris battle encroaching miners; Ken's beastly Myrtle Irene continues to invade and operating costs soar; Emily expands her operation, but an air malfunction threatens her season.
Apr 13 2018
Dangers rise with the tide; Shawn has a mishap underwater; Emily faces a possible collision; George prospects for brother Dave; Ken Kerr and the Kellys take home a chunk of gold.
Apr 06 2018
Newcomer Ken Kerr and the 600-ton beast Myrtle Irene threaten Shawn's plan to build his megadredge; the elements jeopardize Emily's plan to dive deeper; Kris heads to The Bluff with a new dredge, but faces complications.
Mar 30 2018

Season 9

8 Episodes

Shawn races to the Bluff with only a day left in the season; Kris is on the best gold of his life, but his shoddy equipment keeps breaking down; Zeke is desperate to salvage the season but can't find a paystreak.
Sep 29 2017
Shawn tries to convince potential investors that his Megadredge vision is solid; Kris' frustration frays Andy's nerves; Zeke unleashes a secret weapon, but faces an unexpected challenge; Emily tries to pull her crew together to avoid an end.
Sep 22 2017
Shawn must fix his landlocked barge, but faulty controls threaten the Megadredge dream; Brad threatens to split the family before Kris can rally back to the Bluff; Emily gambles on a fast payoff.
Sep 15 2017
Cracked 9x05
Kris' scheme to make a million off Shawn's bluff is sabotaged when Mr. Gold plots with a turncoat Kelly diver. Zeke may have found his mining future, but when the ice breaks up, he'll have to move to a gold spot hot enough to save the present.
Sep 08 2017
Shawn searches for a paystreak boulder to fund his Megadredge, but when it's flipped his season may have taken a turn for the worse. Kris' dream of a 24 hour operation starts with a night crew, but he may wake up to a nightmare. If Emily's last shot fails, she may have to think bigger.
Sep 01 2017
Shawn gambles on a risky move. Kris suffers a life threatening air line freeze up and makes a decision about his brother. Zeke attempts his most dangerous dive of his life through twenty feet of ice.
Aug 25 2017
Shawn and Kris square off when the Kelly family invades Shawn's turf at the Bluff; Emily hits the ice with a crew of veteran miners as she attempts to reclaim her hotspot at Hasting's Creek.
Aug 18 2017
Shawn's million dollar Bluff claim is denied, leaving the grounds open to anyone; Kris Kelly drags his family across 70 miles of frozen tundra to what he hopes will be their biggest season yet.
Aug 11 2017

Season 8

10 Episodes

The Pomrenkes battle land and sea to vie for new gold rich mining ground. Desperate, Zeke and Emily risk both their life and careers in a dangerous boating maneuver. Kris has one last chance to prove himself as a captain and his mining skills if he wants to stay in Nome.
Apr 05 2017
While injured, Shawn depends on his crew and the mercy of the Bering Sea to salvage his empire. Zeke and Emily find a career saving spot, but toxic fumes could threaten more than their season. George faces a final dive and cleanout to determine his fate.
Mar 29 2017
At the mouth of the Penny River, Emily saves Zeke from a generator fire. Kris strikes a deal with the last willing claim owner in Nome. George loses his best diver and brings his son, Landen, to dredge in the Bering Sea.
Mar 22 2017
A back injury hobbles Shawn. Kris finally puts the Kellys on gold, but the claim owner is having second thoughts. George is in a tight spot when getting gold means defying his brother.
Mar 15 2017
Anxious to reverse his fortunes, Zeke makes a dangerous solo dive. The Kellys risk a thirteen mile trip in their rinky dinky dredge. George is desperate to prove he's a capable diver before his brother leaves Nome.
Mar 08 2017
Halfway through the season, Shawn Pomrenke needs to find a massive amount of gold at the Bluff or his empire could be ruined. After the debacle that was Sledge Island, Zeke and Emily reach a breaking point. Meanwhile, Nome newcomer George Young is buried in debt, but remains optimistic.
Mar 01 2017
Shawn's obsession with the Bluff reaches a tipping point. Zeke and Emily only have enough fuel for one more trip to Sledge Island. Undeterred by obstacles, Nome newcomer, George Young seeks his fortune on the Bering Sea floor.
Feb 22 2017
Desperate to find new gold, Shawn pushes himself and his equipment to the limit. At Sledge Island, the deeper water triggers dangerous side effects for Zeke. The Kelly�s go upriver for a shot at redemption.
Feb 15 2017
The miners of Nome continue their far flung explorations in search of new gold. Zeke and Emily head to Sledge Island and Shawn continues his dreams of gold at the Bluff. Meanwhile, the Kelly�s reputation may sink them before the season starts.
Feb 08 2017
As the 2016 summer mining season begins, gold in Nome is drying up, pushing miners to extreme new locations in a desperate search for gold. Zeke heads miles off shore to Sledge Island while Shawn seeks to build his empire with a new claim.
Feb 01 2017

Season 7

8 Episodes

Shawn Pomrenke's master plan is about to pay out.
Oct 07 2016
The miners sacrifice their sleep and their safety to push through the last 3 days of the season.
Oct 07 2016
With only 9 days left in the season, desperation and opportunity start to settle in. A double sluice and lack of divers means that Emily Ridel must face her fear if the Clark is to succeed. Shawn Pomrenke discovers the land sell of a lifetime.
Sep 30 2016
With only two weeks left in the mining season, the window to mine gold is closing. Zeke's experiment with a double length hose puts his brother in danger. The High Noon's water heater suffers a deadly malfunction and tempers boil on the Wild Ranger.
Sep 23 2016
Halfway through the ice mining season the teams take a huge gamble by bringing in experimental equipment and ex-employees in efforts to double production. But will the efforts pay off or lose everything?
Sep 16 2016
The flu hits and crews are disabled from dredging while their teams recuperate. Steve Pomrenke makes a fatal mistake that could jeopardize the family's inland ambitions.
Sep 09 2016
Emily must step up to save the season when Zeke's custom sluice malfunctions; the Kelly clan moves in too close to Vernon's claim; Mr. Gold races to plug a hole that threatens to devastate his empire.
Sep 02 2016
A gold rush begins when Shawn Pomrenke offers the fleet access to his virgin claim, rumored to contain millions of dollars in gold.
Aug 26 2016

Season 6

10 Episodes

Jackpot 6x10
After losing out at the Bluff, Shawn finds Derek on his gold spot. As the final gold is weighed, Steve finds out if his inland mining operation was all worth it.
Jun 01 2016
All In 6x09
After waiting for nearly an entire season, Shawn finally gets to take the Christine Rose down to the Bluff. In Nome, Vernon needs to hit it big or he risks losing his $200,000 investment. Zeke and Emily finally find some common ground.
May 25 2016
Shawn Pomrenke prepares to head to the Bluff; Steve Pomrenke completes the first cleanup of the inland mining operation.
May 18 2016
The Pomrenkes are on the outs and risk losing their inland mining operation; Derek calls for help after making a dangerous mistakes.
May 11 2016
A family fight errupts after Shawn's dad breaks his word; Emily receives news that could end her season; Vern and Derrick keep dredging.
May 04 2016
Zeke is forced into an unlikely partnership; Shawn is torn between his father's dreams and his own venture; the Kelly's work to reclaim their season; Vern sinks his dredge.
Apr 27 2016
Shawn looks to give his dad a golden gift for the inland mining operation. Also, he teaches his son a diving lesson.
Apr 20 2016
Shawn deals with a setback on the Christine Rose; Vernon hatches a plan to steal a boat from an old enemy.
Apr 13 2016
Every dredge must adjust to new situations to stay on the gold; Shawn brings in family to help him reach his goal; the Kellys familiarize themselves with their new claims.
Apr 06 2016
This summer, with the mining grounds picked clean, the fleet bets it all on new tech, claims and opportunities. Shawn must deal with his dad before hitting the Bluff. Meanwhile, Brad attempts to bring his family back together with the promise of an adventure.
Mar 30 2016

Season 5

6 Episodes

After a month out on the ice, one day remains in the 2015 ice mining season. For every miner, that's one more day to prove that a season full of risks was worth the cost.
Oct 09 2015
With less than a week in the shortest ice mining season on record, every crew is battling the clock. But just when they think it couldn't get any harder, a massive Arctic storm descends on Nome.
Oct 02 2015
Baggage 5x04
Through the halfway point of the ice mining season, every operation is pulling out all the stops to make it pay. But they'll have to contend with the weight of the past before they can land the riches.
Sep 25 2015
Near the midpoint of the shortened mining season, every dredge must hustle to stay on the gold. But in their haste, small miscalculations lead to massive problems, throwing every operation into question.
Sep 18 2015
With a shortened season, every second counts. But just as the fleet seems set to dial in on the gold, equipment problems cause setbacks, costing each crew precious time under the water.
Sep 11 2015
This winter, strict deadlines force the fleet to take extreme measures. Vern gambles on a state of the art dredge while Shawn ventures into the harsh wilderness in search of the next golden hotspot and Emily unleashes a team of all girl divers on Nome.
Sep 04 2015

Season 4

10 Episodes

Payback 4x10
Family drama ensues as the crews make one last attempt at finding gold before the season ends.
May 15 2015
Crews fight over a promising claim while Emily faces an unexpected challenge with her new diver.
May 08 2015
The gloves are coming off as the fleet fights for their season goals. Captain Vernon Adkison and Captain Emily Riedel look for last-minute new hires to get them the gold as the summer starts to come to an end..
May 01 2015
I Quit! 4x07
Two family teams part ways; Emily struggles to discipline the divers and it backfires; Kris buys a piece of a dredge.
Apr 24 2015
Rough conditions take their toll on men and machines, a breakdown strands the Au Grabber at sea. One of Emily's divers realizes he's too broke to continue dredging.
Apr 17 2015
The "best" dredger in Nome decides to quit the fleet; Brad Kelly welcomes a baby girl to the family.
Apr 10 2015
A plan to mine inland creates tension between family members.
Apr 03 2015
The fleet is held up by accidents and staffing issues as the summer season gets going.
Mar 27 2015
Steve hopes to mine inland; tensions rise as a storm closes in.
Mar 20 2015
A rocky father-son relationship turns explosive in the season premiere.
Mar 13 2015

Season 3

11 Episodes

As Nome Harbor freezes over, the crews head out for one last chance at success. It's battle of the barges when Hank wagers Shawn who can box more gold. Zeke returns to the water. Can Emily pay him off once and for all? The Kellys return with their REAPER.
Feb 21 2014
Late summer's worsening weather drives the dredges reluctantly off their honey holes and finally breaks the Kellys, who tell Steve R they quit. While Steve loses MINNOW to the repo man, Glen finally finds his DRAGON. Hank wagers Shawn an ounce of gold.
Feb 14 2014
Two dredges race to reach a contested claim site; Emily heads out with her new crew; and the Kellys are accused of claim jumping.
Feb 07 2014
Shawn and the new backhoe prove he is "Mr. Gold". Vernon and Emily's apologies and promises won't convince their crews to return. Zeke returns with a funky new way to make it rich in Nome. He also ends his friendship with the Riedel family for good.
Jan 31 2014
While Hank tests Mother Nature by staying out dredging in the storm, Shawn races to bring his dredge home. Emily and Glen head far inland to river dredge. Her crew sews seeds of mutiny. Kris almost drowns from faulty equipment and Steve R's inattention.
Jan 24 2014
The Pomrenkes hit pay dirt and bring in 10 POUNDS of gold. Recently fired Scott swallows his pride and asks Hank for his old job back, but can he last? On the tiny MINNOW, can hot-headed Kris keep the peace with arrogant Glen long enough to get the gold?
Jan 17 2014
Halfway through the summer season, tempers flare and the captains question their crews' loyalty. Shawn threatens to quit the family business. Kris comes to blows with Steve R. Emily rushes Shem to the ER. Hank reaches the end of his patience with Scott.
Jan 10 2014
An unexpected visit from the Coast Guard doesn't go well for two dredges. Hank's megadredge is close to claimjumping on CHRISTINE ROSE's honey hole but it still doesn't mean he'll find gold. Will beginner's luck or an old-timer's experience win the day?
Jan 03 2014
The Pomrenkes ask Hank for help getting their barge operating; Zeke wants Emily to pay up; the Kellys contend with claim jumpers.
Dec 27 2013
The Pomrenkes have to call for help when rough seas break the CHRISTINE ROSE, pinning it to the ocean floor. Emily's crew set out to re-teach her how to dredge. Rumors swirl but Zeke tells the full story of his disturbing night in jail and the hospital.
Dec 20 2013
Summer dredging season begins. The Pomrenkes have competition from a new megadredge crewed by Scott Meisterheim. Emily's first day as captain goes up in flames. Zeke has a run-in with the law. Steve R is first out, but his crew strands him on an iceberg.
Dec 13 2013

Season 2

12 Episodes

The dredgers break through Nome's frozen harbor for one last shot at gold. Scott Meisterheim's dredging season is headed for failure -- again, but the CHRISTINE ROSE scores big. Zeke blames himself for John Bunce's death.
Mar 29 2013
Zeke, Emily and Steve mourn their friend John's death. Scott returns from rehab ready to dredge despite the increasing ice and snow. Vernon hires a new diver to replace Steve. Shawn and Cody patch a rapidly increasing hole in the CHRISTINE ROSE's hull.
Mar 22 2013
Weather drives all but the desperate and stubborn in.Shawn and Cody claw their way back to port. Daryl struggles to get back to the dredge after losing his air. Zeke's on the gold, but low balls Emily on her cut. The fleet loses a dredger and friend.
Mar 15 2013
Steve Riedel battles to save his job. Shawn Pomrenke heads to prison as his father dredges to save their family compound. A runaway skiff causes Zeke to blow up at diver John Bunce. Nome gathers to crown the fastest gold panner in town.
Mar 08 2013
With Scott MIA, Vernon hires the Anchor Management crew who are sitting dead in the water, but his own crew -- and daughter -- are also MIA. Emily's joke to Zeke sets off their powder keg of frustrations. The Pomrenkes train their third generation dredger.
Mar 01 2013
The season's end is steadily approaching, and every miner's back is against the wall. With debts mounting and feuds escalating, one skipper loads his rifle, another blows his stack, and yet another abandons his crew before hightailing it out of Nome.
Feb 15 2013
Pressure mounts as the fleet reaches the season's halfway mark. The Edge is hampered by a toxic fumes and diving phobia. The Wild Ranger enters a turf war. The Pomrenkes face the law. Will Scott Meisterheim's binge finally bring about his breakdown?
Feb 08 2013
The weather sours, crew members drop like flies, and captains' tempers rage. Scott M goes out without crew but hits a honey hole. Zeke goes back to THE CLARK and gets too close to a neighbor's lease. The CHRISTINE ROSE is close to toppling over in a gale.
Feb 01 2013
Big swells and bigger tempers take over the Bering Sea. Inexperience and equipment problems cause more than a few tantrums, while big swells and bad conditions make some miners lose their lunch.
Jan 25 2013
Summer storms keep the miners off the water; losing time and money shortens tempers. Steve R takes out a restraining order and later finds gold despite himself. Zeke proves he wasn't claim jumping but gets shut down any way. Steve P works his "voodoo".
Jan 18 2013
EDGE dredger John is out of the hospital and on the gold, but Zeke may lose it all when accused of claim jumping. Scott puts the crew at risk taking the dredge out during a storm. The DNR shuts the Pomrenkes down. "Hurricane Dave's" antics test Vernon.
Jan 11 2013
The Pomrenkes get off to a bad start with family squabbles and a $25K bill. Zeke and Scott M have powerful new dredges but can they rely on their crew of friends? Vernon goes all in, gambling all his savings and his deckhand daughter.
Jan 04 2013

Season 1

8 Episodes

Winter sets in. The now short staffed crews try to go out once more before the ice blocks them in. Each on their own, Emily salvages and Scott M. finds salvation. The crews take their earnings and face off at an auction for next year's dredging grounds.
Mar 16 2012
The dredging season is quickly coming to an end, and so are once trusted relationships between Zeke and Emily as well as Scott and Ian Foster. Shawn sends a crew member packing while Captain Scott swallows his pride and invites Steve back. But will he accept?
Mar 09 2012
Eureka 1x06
Bad luck and bad vibes. The crews have a car accident on the way home from some hot springs R&R. A hastily welded winch roller gives way, releasing a cable that lashes Cody's leg and sends him overboard. Scott dives with an injured leg out of stubbornness.
Mar 02 2012
A season of simmering grievances comes to a boil. Wild Ranger owner Vern fires one of his crew. Emily falling overboard and a blocked sluice box test Zeke's patience. Rocks falling out of a faulty sluice box rain down on solo-diving Scott Foster's head.
Feb 24 2012
The season is halfway over, and tensions are running high as the dredgers search for new sweet spots. An accident with the 15 ton excavator threatens to end one deckhand's season...
Feb 17 2012
Suction 1x03
The weather may be perfect, but storms are brewing onboard the dredges as egos clash and tempers flare. Emily's first dive is almost her last when she learns the dangers of dredging first-hand.
Feb 10 2012
A bar brawl threatens not only Shawn's health but the Christine Rose's future. The Wild Ranger's luck is getting worse as they're down a man and have sprung a leak. The Sluicey's Ian calls in a friend who offers both experience and criticism.
Feb 03 2012
Paydirt 1x01
In Nome, Alaska, the gold rush is on. Meet the dredgers, driven by gold fever and sometimes desperate need, who pilot their ragtag dredges and dive with hoses to suck up gold from the bottom of the frigid, unpredictable Bering Sea.
Jan 27 2012