The BEST Episodes of Bering Sea Gold
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 16, 2021
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.
#1 - Crash Course
Season 10 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 6, 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.
#2 - Second Wind
Season 10 - Episode 7 - Aired May 11, 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.
#3 - Hello Heartache
Season 7 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 7, 2016
The miners sacrifice their sleep and their safety to push through the last 3 days of the season.
#4 - Miners on the Storm
Season 10 - Episode 6 - Aired May 4, 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.
#5 - Lady Luck
Season 7 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 30, 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.
#6 - No Place Like Nome
Season 8 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 5, 2017
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.
#7 - Daddy Driving a Caddy
Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 10, 2015
The "best" dredger in Nome decides to quit the fleet; Brad Kelly welcomes a baby girl to the family.
#8 - The Battle for Tomcod
Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired May 8, 2015
Crews fight over a promising claim while Emily faces an unexpected challenge with her new diver.
#9 - Payback
Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired May 15, 2015
Family drama ensues as the crews make one last attempt at finding gold before the season ends.
#10 - Countdown to Gold
Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 4, 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.
#11 - The Gamble
Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 30, 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.
#12 - Golden Dreams
Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 13, 2016
Shawn deals with a setback on the Christine Rose; Vernon hatches a plan to steal a boat from an old enemy.
#13 - Turf War
Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired May 18, 2016
Shawn Pomrenke prepares to head to the Bluff; Steve Pomrenke completes the first cleanup of the inland mining operation.
#14 - Jackpot
Season 6 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 1, 2016
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.
#15 - Virgin Ground
Season 7 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 26, 2016
A gold rush begins when Shawn Pomrenke offers the fleet access to his virgin claim, rumored to contain millions of dollars in gold.
#16 - Backseat Diver
Season 7 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 23, 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.
#17 - Goodbye Nome
Season 7 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 7, 2016
Shawn Pomrenke's master plan is about to pay out.
#18 - Penny Dreadful
Season 8 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 22, 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.
#19 - Suction
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 10, 2012
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.
#20 - Burn It Down
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Dec 27, 2013
The Pomrenkes ask Hank for help getting their barge operating; Zeke wants Emily to pay up; the Kellys contend with claim jumpers.
#21 - Gold Stress
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 15, 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.
#22 - Greedy People
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 1, 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.
#23 - Paydirt
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 27, 2012
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.
#24 - Nice Guys Finish Last
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 18, 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".
#25 - Money Money Money
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Jan 31, 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.