2021 04 18 1 00
Hard Days Night
Karl Knutson is shocked to learn just how quickly the season is passing, and with one water issue after another, his opportunity for a big payday is dwindling just as fast. A faulty clutch on Al McGregor’s sluice machine results in a shutdown; it’s a race to get it fixed and get back to work, even if it means working around the clock.
2021 04 18 2 00
Never Say Die
Ken and Guillaume try to reverse their bad luck by moving across Moose Creek. Bernie has to deal with mistakes made by his junior crew. And Karl’s night crew is starting to slow him down.
2021 04 25 1 00
Run for the Narrows
Guillaume is ready to give up on “Bad Attitude” altogether, potentially sending half the crew home early. A frozen sluice box traps Karl’s gold causing him to confront his crew. The crew lets off some steam on a moose hunt. Over at Indian River, Hiro battles beavers for precious sluicing water and Big Al decides to try an unconventional mining technique.
2021 04 25 2 00
Ken makes a dangerous drive for fuel when winter hits early. Matt’s mistake could cost him his job. Karl has a bad day with a frozen sluice plant, broken truck, burst pipe, and a visit from Dad. And Bernie’s pay streak suddenly ends just as he loses a crew member.
2021 04 25 13 00
The Last Stand
Ken moves The Beast and finally hits a mother lode of gold. But breakdowns could end Bernie’s season early. And Big Al moves his sluice plant to its final site – his profit pit.
2021 04 25 14 00
In a dangerous attempt to replenish fuel, Ken risks everything to keep his sluice plant running before it and his pay dirt are covered in snow. Karl ignores his father’s advice, intent on scooping up whatever unfrozen ground remains. And Big Al’s rookie season on Indian River comes to a close, but mounting equipment failures and a tired crew may prevent him from reaching his magic number.
2021 04 25 15 00
Behind the Eight Ball
Karl hopes to score 100 ounces of gold in one week. Ken weighs the cost of an eager but careless hand who keeps breaking equipment. Big Al has to replace big iron without a big payday.
2021 04 25 16 00
In for a Penny, in for a Pound
Ken sinks big money to dig out a narrow cut. New miner Cam’s big payday is threatened by fire. Karl’s experienced but unreliable operator forces his hand.
2021 04 25 17 00
It's Ours to Take
Ken loses a machine when he can’t afford to pay his debts and his crew. Big Al smells gold in the ground, but gets shut down by equipment breakdowns. Dennis has to scrape $10,000 out of hostile ground to replace a part or face permanent shutdown.
2021 04 25 18 00
What Doesn't Kill You...
Ken fights a double mutiny when his plant and a crew-member go rogue. Cam’s veteran welder is struck down and airlifted to hospital. Karl’s crew encounters a bear.