The BEST Episodes of Bering Sea Gold
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jan 3, 2020
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 - The Sound of Money
Season 11 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 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
#2 - 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.
#3 - Gold Blooded
Season 11 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 29, 2019
Shawn pushes the Christine Rose to its maximum work depth. Emily faces an exhausted diver.
#4 - Missing in Action
Season 11 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 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.
#5 - The Final Showdown
Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Feb 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.
#6 - Race the Storm
Season 11 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 12, 2019
Shawn and Ken continue their struggle to carry the title of the true "Mr. Gold".
#7 - Double Down
Season 11 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 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.
#8 - 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.
#9 - 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.
#10 - Clash of the Titans
Season 11 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 1, 2019
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.
#11 - 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.
#12 - Guts & Gravel
Season 11 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 22, 2019
Before the winter freeze out, Shawn gambles to dig deeper than ever before as Ken brings the heat.
#13 - 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.
#14 - Mr. Gold and the New Kid
Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Feb 7, 2014
Two dredges race to reach a contested claim site; Emily heads out with her new crew; and the Kellys are accused of claim jumping.
#15 - Unleash the Beast
Season 11 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 24, 2019
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 reclaims her hotspot.
#16 - Storm Ravaged
Season 11 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 15, 2019
Miners ask themselves how willing they are to fight crashing waves and whipping winds.
#17 - 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.
#18 - 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.
#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 - 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.
#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 - 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.
#23 - 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.
#24 - 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.
#25 - Battle Plan
Season 11 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 5, 2019
Everyone is desperate to find as much as possible in the waning days of a grueling summer mining season; Shawn's installation is threatened by treacherous winds.