The lobster fishing fleet prepares for a tough season. Keith hopes his vessel will weather the oncoming storm and Tim struggles with a boat malfunction.
The captains race to protect their pots from the path of the dragger boats, and bad weather leads to a dangerous accident on the Captain Bligh.
Tensions mount when the lobster grounds finally open to the dragger boats. Then the captains face engine failure, tangled gear and a mutiny.
A rogue wave hits the Direction, Norbert wages war with a lobsterman and Tim battles his inexperienced crew after a deckhand's dangerous mistake.
The lobsters are on the move as colder weather approaches, making crabs the main catch. Tim faces an unruly deckhand and Keith gambles with old bait.
The biggest storm of the season is bearing down on the boats, and on the Debbie Anne a disastrous accident threatens to capsize them.
After a bad catch, Captain Tim of the Courtney Elizabeth questions his fishing future, and the Excalibur's generator fails leaving them dead in the water.
The end of the season sees one captain saying goodbye to a 22-year fishing career, while another is potentially stuck with a heap of mackerel.