As a new mining season begins, Parker gets off to a disastrous start when he loses key crew and Tony orders him off his claim. Todd sets a massive goal for the season, and Tony reveals big plans to expand his operation.
Tony finally gets his 75-year-old dredge mining for Klondike gold, but a major issue brings the operation to a halt. Grandpa John is rushed to the hospital.
Todd encounters big issues as he attempts to move his 50-ton washplant. Tony’s dredge finally starts producing gold. Parker piles on the pressure, and it proves to be too much for one of his young crew members.
Todd’s attempt to deal with a mountain of tailings pits him against his son Hunter. Tony’s dredge takes a hit as he puts a rookie winchman in the hot seat. Parker seeks advice from his Grandpa as he struggles to save his season.
Parker takes his frustration out on his crew until his Grandpa gives him a much needed wake-up call. Tony’s crew battles over how to fix the bucket line on the dredge, and Todd calls upon Freddy Dodge for help.
Jack gets to chase his dream at Eldorado, the richest documented creek in North America. Parker’s crew pushes hard in attempt to have Treasure Island live up to its name. Tony discovers his dredge is pouring gold out of its sluices.
The Hoffman crew uncovers a unique potential sign of good gold. Parker refuses to give up on Treasure Island, and a fight between Tony and his crew spells the end for some of his crew.
Todd's crew unearths evidence of a massive prehistoric creature that may or may not lead to big gold. Tony is forced to rebuild his washplant and Parker opens the biggest cut of his life in an attempt to get more gold than his rival Todd.
Monica takes over as captain of Tony’s 350-ton dredge. Parker struggles to haul in his monster new wash plant and the Hoffman crew is plagued by tailings.
Parker’s new mechanic sparks a mutiny. A drought shuts down Todd’s operation, and Tony faces a major issue that could put him out of business.
A series of breakdowns pits the Hoffman’s day crew against the night shift. Parker’s washplant continues to produce pay, but his crew starts falling apart. Tony and Gene go head-to-head over how to run the dredge.
Tony makes a big purchase. Parker and Todd wager on who will get the most gold, leading to big changes on the claims.
Parker launches an all-out bid to overtake his rival in the gold count. Todd opens a risky new cut, and things go south when Monica and Kevin are left in charge of the dredge.
Parker takes a huge risk as he abandons the boundary cut for a shot at big gold. Gene pushes the dredge faster than it was ever designed to run, and Todd’s best cleanup of the season is overshadowed when his landlord drops a devastating bombshell.
Faced with losing McKinnon Creek, Todd goes prospecting for nuggets and a new claim. Tony steers the dredge in a radical new direction, and Parker pushes his crew to the limit when he orders them to move the washplant in 12 hours.
A frozen cut forces Parker to divert a creek and mine the thawed pay gravel beneath. Tony faces disaster when he breaks his dredge buckets, and Todd doubles down with a second monster washplant.
As the Klondike winter closes in, the final race for gold intensifies. Todd runs two massive washplants, Tony pushes to get his dredge out of the water before it freezes and Grandpa John arrives to find out if Parker has beaten his rival, Todd.