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Bering Sea Gold is a popular American real-life television show that follows modern day gold mining under extreme weather conditions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Shawn and Zeke each risk dangerous ice missions in the hopes of big paystreaks. Meanwhile, Kris' gold mining miracle has arrived but requires some assembly, and Jane does her best with an absent Emily and a diver who can't swim.
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.
Chris and Shawn's innovative mining tactics pay off. Kris is once again behind in the gold count due to a crew blunder. A stunning finding explains why Emily's team has yet to find any gold in the box.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 motherload, the Kellys must find gold to pay off their debts and Zeke stretches out the hose.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In this 10th Anniversary BSG Awards Show, the fleet competes in various categories for the coveted "Nomie" Award as we commemorate a decade of gold mining on the Bering Sea. Remember, there are no losers -- except those who don't win.
With just 24 hours left to make or break the season, an equipment malfunction jeopardizes Shawn's operation. Kris becomes the last Kelly standing. Vernon enlists Steve to prospect for winter. Zeke searches Cape Rodney. Emily finishes strong.
Nome's King Shawn edges closer to his goal of ultimate domination. Knight Kris tries his hand on an excavator dredge. Queen Emily has a pump crisis that could end her season. Wizard Zeke returns to Cape Rodney while Ogre Vernon leans on his last diver.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
On this ice season Judgement Day, Shawn pushes himself and his equipment to the edge. Kris and the Kellys rise from the ashes of an engine shack fire. Vernon pitches his operation to a big time investor.
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 and Vernon leans on a diver making her comeback.
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.
The clock ticks as Shawn races to prove the viability of the TOMCOD. Kris makes amends with his crew and Brad dives for the first time in five years, saving the day with a surprise. Back on Claim 14, Emily tries to break her ice season curse.
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.
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 and Emily takes another desperate shot at TOMCOD gold.
The clock ticks as an impending, violent arctic storm the Siberian Express 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Shawn confronts his dad for the sake of the family operation — to disastrous results. Emily brings her father aboard The Eroica. When Veron loses a diver, he turns to an unlikely replacement — his daughter Elaine.
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. Veron tries his luck at river mining. Kris gambles on an alliance to turn his season around.
With a massive storm about to hit Nome, Shawn and 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
With Nome in the crosshairs of a winter storm that will shut down the harbor, Shawn and Ken battle to win their bet, but only one will be crowned The Gold King.
Shawn and Ken are neck and neck to win their $130K wager as the frigid end approaches with some dangerous winds that threaten Shawn's wash-plant installation. Emily races Mother Nature. Vern risks the Goldship while on the hunt for pay dirt.
When a fellow miner vanishes, Ken and Shawn interrupt their operations to join the search and rescue. Vern finally unleashes on the Bering Sea.
To test mother nature's stamina, Shawn pushes the Christine Rose to its maximum work depth in the face of massive swells while Ken digs on an untouched, gold-rich dirt patch. Emily faces ripping currents and an exhausted diver. Vernon hits the open seas.
Before the winter freeze out, Shawn gambles to dig deeper than ever before as Ken brings the heat. The Kellys restart from scratch with a new dredge design. Emily aims to work nonstop.
Whipping winds and crashing waves force the miners to ask themselves how hard they're willing to fight. Shawn channels his inner MacGyver to fix a stalled machine. Kris acts boldly. Vern must make a life or death decision.
Vernon and his crew get stranded in the Yukon. Shawn finds a good luck charm in his son. Ken suffers a mechanical setback and Emily sends rookie diver Chase underwater.
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.
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 reclaim her hotspot.
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.
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.
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.
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 and George enjoys a season-ending dive with his son.
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 5-day run. Emily sends her divers deeper. Kris invents a new form of prospecting.
Shawn works overtime to cover for his exhausted crew. Kris is blindsided by the loss of his lead diver. Emily jumps in to prevent a fuel spill. Ken and George collaborate to find Myrtle a motherlode.
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.
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 Berinq Sea.
The approach of a violent storm pits safety against the will 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.
In the Bluff's lawless waters, Shawn and Kris wield brute strength and verbal threats to stand their ground as raging competition forces captains to change tactics. In Nome, Emily and George use brainpower, gambling on new strategies and resources.
The Bering Sea is now the Wild West as 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.
Dangers rise with the tide when Shawn has a life-threatening mishap underwater and Emily's dredge, The Eroica, faces a possible collision. George prospects for his brother Dave and his business partner Ken Kerr while the Kellys take home a chunk of gold.
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
Shawn's crew is rewarded with the Pomrenke's best ice season; Mr. Gold charms investors in Las Vegas; the Kellys' hardest ice season ends up the most profitable.
Shawn tries to convince potential investors on his Megadredge vision. 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 to her season.
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. With only a week's worth of dredging supplies, Emily rolls the dice.
Kris' scheme to make a million off Shawn's bluff is sabotaged when Mr. Gold plots with a turncoat Kelly diver. Seek 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.
Shawn searches for a paystreak boulder to fund the Megadredge, but when it's flipped his season may be, too. Kris' dream of a 24-hour operation starts with a night crew, but he may wake to a nightmare.
Shawn gambles on a risky move. Kris suffers a life-threatening air line freeze up and makes a decision about his brother. Zeke attempts the most dangerous dive of his life through twenty feet of ice.
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.
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.
Gold Fever fuels a mining frenzy on the frigid Bering Sea. Get the inside dirt from the miners who suffer from it and spend every waking moment on a desperate quest for a cure.
Brad, Kris and Andy Kelly came to Nome to make an easy fortune. Things haven't quite worked out. After years of conflict, the Kellys are hoping to finally transition from rags to riches.
The Pomrenkes battle land and sea to vie for new gold-rich mining ground; Zeke and Emily risk life and careers in a dangerous boating maneuver; Kris has one last chance to prove his mining skill if he wants to stay in Nome.
An injured Shawn depends on his crew to salvage the empire; Zeke and Emily land on a career-saving spot but toxic fumes threaten more than their season; George faces a final dive to determine his fate.
Emily saves Zeke from a generator fire; Kris strikes a bargain with the last willing claim owner in Nome; George loses his ace diver and brings his son, Landen, up to dredge in the dangerous Bering Sea.
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.
Anxious to reverse his fortunes, Zeke undertakes a perilous solo dive; the Kellys risk a 13-mile trip in their rinky-dink dredge; George grows desperate to prove is capability as a diver before his brother leaves Nome, Alaska.
Halfway through the season, Shawn Pomrenke needs massive gold at the Bluff; after the debacle at Sledge Island, Zeke and Emily reach a breaking point; buried in debt, Nome newcomer George Young remains optimistic.
Shawn's obsession with the bluff reaches a breaking point; Zeke and Emily have enough fuel for one more trip to Sledge Island; Nome, Alaska, newcomer George Young seeks his fortune on the Bering Sea floor.
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.
The miners of Nome continue their far-flung explorations in search of new gold; Zeke and Emily head to Sledge Island; Shawn continues his dreams of gold at the Bluff; the Kellys' reputation may sink them before the season starts.
Gold in Nome, Alaska, dries up, pushing miners to extreme new locations; Zeke heads miles offshore to Sledge Island while Shawn seeks to build his empire with a new claim at the Bluff.
With three days left in the season, miners push themselves to the brink. Sleep, safety, and sanity are out the window in order to dredge maximum gold. Shawn Pomrenke's master plan is about to pay out.
Shawn Pomrenke's master plan is about to pay out.
Emily is forced to face her biggest fear in order to help Clark. Also, Shawn Pomrenke investigates a promising land sale.
Zeke experiments with a new hose length which puts his brother in a dangerous predicament. Also, a water heater breaks down for High Noon and the crew is at odds over at Wild Ranger.
Desperation kicks in as teams take on big risks, bringing in experimental equipment and infamous ex-employees in their quest to double production.
A flu hits the dredgers, threatening to knock every operation out of the race; a mistake by Steve Pomrenke could thwart the family's dreams of an empire.
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.
A gold rush begins when Shawn Pomrenke offers the fleet access to his virgin claim, rumored to contain millions of dollars in gold.
The epic 2015 summer mining season has come to an end. We've brought Steve & Shawn Pomrenke, the Kellys, Zeke Tenhoff and Emily Riedel, Derek McLarty & Vernon Adkison to the historic Gold Dust Saloon to air their grievances and share their memories.
Season Finale. After a bust at the Bluff, Shawn returns to Nome early to find Derek on his spot, setting up a showdown at the High Noon. As the final gold hauls are tallied, Steve finds out whether or not his inland dream was worth the work.
After a season of waiting, Shawn finally takes the Christine Rose down to the Bluff. Back in Nome, Vernon needs to hit it big or risk losing his $200,000 investment, while Zeke and Emily manage to find common ground.
While Shawn Pomrenke prepares to head to the Bluff, his old rival, Derek McLarty, attempts to pull one over on Mr. Gold. As for Steve Pomrenke, the first cleanup of the inland mining operation will finally prove the old man right or wrong.
A blowup at the inland mining site causes tension between the Pomrenkes that puts their operation at risk; Derek must call for help after a mistake puts himself and the dredge in danger.
A lack of gold has everyone on edge. Shawn's dad breaks his word, leading to a massive family eruption. Emily gets news that could end her season. On the brink of financial ruin, Vern and Derrick risk everything to keep dredging.
Corporate bosses force Zeke into an unlikely partnership. Shawn is desperate for gold, torn between his father's inland dreams and his venture on the bluff. The Kelly's hope to salvage their season. Vern finally sinks his dredge.
Mining is a family business, which means Father's Day in Nome has a whole new meaning. While Shawn looks to give his dad a golden gift for the inland mining operation, he pauses to pass on a dive lesson to his own son.
Before Shawn can head to the Bluff, he must contend with another setback on the Christine Rose. While Derek finds out what the baddest dredge in Alaska can really do, Vernon hatches a plan to steal a boat from an old enemy.
With the season in full swing, every dredge must quickly adjust to new situations in order to stay on the gold. Shawn brings in family to help reach his goal before heading to the Bluff, the Kellys try to get familiar with their new claims.
With the mining grounds picked clean, the fleet relies on new tech, claims and opportunities; Shawn must deal with his father; Brad tries to bring his family back together.
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.
With less than a week remaining 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.
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 on future riches.
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.
With a shortened ice mining season, every second counts. But just as the fleet seems set to dial in on the gold, equipment problems cause setbacks, costing each crews precious time under the water.
Emily unleashes a team of all-girl divers on Nome. Meanwhile, 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.
The season freezes to a halt as the dredges rush out for their final push for gold. One family reunites as another family falls apart and revenge, like the beginning of winter, is served cold.
Four crews rush to clean out the gold-rich Tomcod claim and an all-out gold war ensues. Meanwhile, Captain Emily Riedel and her new diver face a battle all their own.
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.
Bonds are tested and broken as two family teams split up. On the Eroica, Emily struggles to discipline her divers and it backfires on her. But disaster turns into opportunity as Kris buys a piece of a dredge.
Rough conditions on the Bering Sea are taking their toll on men and machines. A breakdown strands the Au Grabber at sea, while one of Emily's divers realizes he's too broke to continue dredging.
Brad Kelly's baby is born, though complications may claim the mother's life. Shawn scrambles when a hydraulic leak dumps oil in the harbor. Emily's greenhorn gets a chance to redeem himself. Zeke hires a secret weapon in to hit the motherlode.
The summer season is well underway, but pressure to get gold is turning the miners against each other. For the Pomrenkes, Steve's inland mining plan may lead to breaking up the family business.
The summer mining season heats up and everyone is feeling the pressure to get gold. A near-fatal mishap and personnel problems plague the fleet, proving once again that the Bering Sea doesn't give up her gold easily.
As a storm closes in on Nome, tensions rise in the fleet. While the dredgers battle rough seas to get the gold, the Pomrenkes disagree about Steve's dream to go mining inland.
Nome, Alaska. The summer season kicks off as captains race to reclaim the gold the melting ice forced them to leave behind. One miner returns with a dastardly plan, while a rocky father and son relationship turns explosive.
As Nome Harbor freezes over, the crews head out for a 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?
Late summer's worsening weather drives the dredges 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.
Two megadredges race to reach a contested claim site. Emily heads out with her new, poached crew. The Kellys almost come to blows when accused of claim jumping. Glen's engineering genius pays off big.
Shawn & the new backhoe prove he is "Mr. Gold". Vernon and Emily's apologies & 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.
While Hank tests Mother Nature by staying out dredging in the storm, Shawn races to bring his dredge home. Emily and Glen head inland to river dredge. Her crew sews seeds of mutiny. Kris almost drowns from faulty equipment and Steve R's inattention.
The Pomrenkes hit pay dirt and bring in 10 lbs of gold. 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?
Halfway through the summer, 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.
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 doesn't mean he'll find gold.
It's beautiful dredging weather, but things are ugly. The Pomrenkes swallow their pride and ask megadredger Hank for help to get their pinned barge operating again. Zeke demands Emily pay up or give up her dredge. The Kellys fight off claim jumpers.
The Pomrenkes must call for help when rough seas break the Christine Rose. 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.
Summer dredging season begins. Emily's 1st day as captain goes up in flames. Zeke has a run-in with the law. Steve R is 1st out, but his crew strands him on an iceberg.
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's death.
Tragedy strikes the fleet when Zeke Tenhoff's lifelong friend, and diver on The Edge, John Bunce dies from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Zeke, Emily, and her father Steve Riedel, travel to Anchorage for John's funeral.
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.
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.
With Scott MIA, Vernon hires the ANGER MANAGEMENT crew who are sitting dead in the water, but his own crew is also MIA. Emily's joke to Zeke sets off their powder keg of frustrations. The Pomrenkes train their third generation dredger.
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.
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?
The weather sours, crew members drop like flies, & captains' tempers rage. Scott M goes out without crew. 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.
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.
Summer storms keep the miners off the water; losing time & money shortens tempers. Steve R takes out a restraining order & later finds gold despite himself. Zeke proves he wasn't claim jumping but gets shut down any way. Steve P works his "voodoo".
EDGE dredger John is out of the hospital & 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.
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.
In this second and final episode, the crews respond to the first episode's altercation between Wild Ranger's Scott and Vern, and Scott responds to Vern's accusations. Geographer Doug Fischer and the dredgers answer how and where to find the gold.
The BERING SEA GOLD crews gather & sound off about life in Nome during and after the show. Wild Ranger Scott & Vern's reunion is explosive. Emily and Zeke answer about the exact nature of their relationship. Meet the mysterious white-bearded dredger.
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 & Scott M finds salvation. The crews take their earnings and face off at an auction for next year's dredging grounds.
The dredging season is quickly coming to an end, & so are once trusted relationships between Zeke and Emily as well as Scott F and Ian. Shawn sends crewmember Robbi packing while Scott M swallows his pride and invites Steve back. But will he accept?
Bad luck & 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, sending him overboard. Scott dives with an injured leg.
A season of simmering grievances comes to a boil. Vern fires one of his crew. Emily falling overboard & 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The parallel journeys of Emily Riedel and Alaska: The Last Frontier's Jane Kilcher highlight their challenges and triumphs in different Alaskan locales as Emily prepares to bring Jane aboard The Eroica to take charge while Emily's gone.
The long-running feud between Shawn Pomrenke and Kris Kelly illuminates the Kellys' questionable track record and the events that pushed the rival miners to the brink of war.
The miners prepare their operations for the harsh winter looming ahead.
For Independence Day, the Kellys travel back to Northern California for an explosive adventure.
Shawn's legal woes could end his season before it begins. Kris receives a once in a lifetime deal. Vernon upgrades the Gold Ship. Emily calls on her ace in the hole.
Gearing up for the final push, Shawn patches up the Christine Rose, Emily shares the wealth with beloved family members and the Kellys pitch a deal to Vernon to travel east for untapped riches.
Mining the Bering Sea's golden depths takes nearly super-human mental and physical stamina. With exclusive content, the miners provide new insight on the season and Nome's two titans come face to face to settle the score on the richest season ever.
As Nome bustles with gold miners, Vern returns with a grand mission. Shawn works on his mega-dredge. Ken reinforces with over $500K in upgrades. Emily and the Kellys look to improve on their best seasons yet.
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.
In never-before-seen footage, Shawn must bolster his finances before idle equipment costs him everything. Plus, Emily craves mining success but can't find her role.
Shawn bets it all on Bluff; Zeke and Emily explore Sledge Island; Kris fights for his family's reputation; never before seen footage and interviews.