The BEST episodes of Bering Sea Gold

Every episode of Bering Sea Gold ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Bering Sea Gold!

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.

Last Updated: 1/29/2023Network:Discovery
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Last Call
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7.99
111 votes

#1 - Last Call

Season 13 - Episode 10 - Aired 7/2/2021

The miners have just 24 hours left to make or break their season.

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Jackpot
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7.98
278 votes

#2 - Jackpot

Season 6 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/1/2016

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.

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Up in Flames
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7.95
129 votes

#3 - Up in Flames

Season 12 - Episode 20 - Aired 9/25/2020

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.

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Dredge Men Tell No Tales
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7.94
155 votes

#4 - Dredge Men Tell No Tales

Season 12 - Episode 7 - Aired 6/12/2020

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.

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Freezer Burn
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7.94
135 votes

#5 - Freezer Burn

Season 12 - Episode 19 - Aired 9/18/2020

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.

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Hello Heartache
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7.92
350 votes

#6 - Hello Heartache

Season 7 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/7/2016

The miners sacrifice their sleep and their safety to push through the last 3 days of the season.

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Cold Man and the Sea
star
7.91
132 votes

#7 - Cold Man and the Sea

Season 12 - Episode 18 - Aired 9/11/2020

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.

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Burn It Down
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7.90
220 votes

#8 - Burn It Down

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 12/27/2013

The Pomrenkes ask Hank for help getting their barge operating; Zeke wants Emily to pay up; the Kellys contend with claim jumpers.

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Second Wind
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7.90
244 votes

#9 - Second Wind

Season 10 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/11/2018

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.

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The Sound of Money
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7.89
203 votes

#10 - The Sound of Money

Season 11 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/8/2019

Vernon and his crew get stranded in the Yukon; Shawn finds a good luck charm in his son, and Ken suffers a mechanical setback

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Goldslingers
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7.88
121 votes

#11 - Goldslingers

Season 13 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/30/2021

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.

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The Final Showdown
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7.88
180 votes

#12 - The Final Showdown

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 2/21/2014

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.

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Legend vs. Underdog
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7.87
113 votes

#13 - Legend vs. Underdog

Season 14 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/28/2021

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.

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Dive Hard With a Vengeance
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7.86
160 votes

#14 - Dive Hard With a Vengeance

Season 12 - Episode 8 - Aired 6/19/2020

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.

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Frozen Chokehold
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7.86
147 votes

#15 - Frozen Chokehold

Season 12 - Episode 14 - Aired 8/7/2020

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.

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Missing in Action
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7.85
164 votes

#16 - Missing in Action

Season 11 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/5/2019

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.

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Naked and Unafraid
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7.85
121 votes

#17 - Naked and Unafraid

Season 13 - Episode 6 - Aired 6/4/2021

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.

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The Battle for Tomcod
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7.85
194 votes

#18 - The Battle for Tomcod

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired 5/8/2015

Crews fight over a promising claim while Emily faces an unexpected challenge with her new diver.

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Double Down
star
7.84
211 votes

#19 - Double Down

Season 11 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/17/2019

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.

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Gold Blooded
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7.84
177 votes

#20 - Gold Blooded

Season 11 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/29/2019

Shawn pushes the Christine Rose to its maximum work depth. Emily faces an exhausted diver.

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Payback
star
7.84
170 votes

#21 - Payback

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 5/15/2015

Family drama ensues as the crews make one last attempt at finding gold before the season ends.

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Machine Gun Kellys
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7.84
118 votes

#22 - Machine Gun Kellys

Season 13 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/28/2021

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.

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How It All Pans Out
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7.84
146 votes

#23 - How It All Pans Out

Season 12 - Episode 12 - Aired 7/24/2020

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.

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Papa's Got a Brand New Dredge
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7.83
122 votes

#24 - Papa's Got a Brand New Dredge

Season 13 - Episode 3 - Aired 5/14/2021

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.

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Mining on a Prayer
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7.82
118 votes

#25 - Mining on a Prayer

Season 14 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/21/2021

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.

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