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28th February


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One of the deadliest jobs in the world is that of the Alaskan crab fisherman. They brave the treacherous waves of the Bering sea in search of valuable king crabs.


Episode 1

Call Of A New Generation

A new generation braves the sea, forging unlikely alliances across the fleet. As high prices draw foreign boats, captains young and old band together.

Episode 1

New Blood, Primal Fears

New blood joins familiar faces. As the Coast Guard encounters a surge of illegal foreign vessels at sea, perils mount for the new generation.

Episode 2

Wheelhouse Bound

Sig gets tough news at sea, forcing the Hansens to make a critical decision. With wheelhouse ambitions, Jacob reaches a stalemate with Keith on the Wizard.

Episode 2

Perfect Storm Survivor

East coast captain Linda Greenlaw attempts to break into the competitive and dangerous Alaskan crab fishery for the first time in her storied career.

Episode 3

Amazing Grace

Sig buries his beloved mother and the last of his family's pioneering generation. Sean Dwyer sees trouble in a new partner and Jacob fights back on the Wizard.

Episode 4

Bering Sea Superstition

A new deckhand falls ill on the Time Bandit, raising questions for Andy. Captain Rick deals with a severe crew injury and Wild Bill's plan A fails.

Episode 5

In Need Of Rescue

Sig returns from his mother's funeral only to find his gear in harm's way. The Coast Guard gets a call to extract a sailor with broken legs 200 miles out...

Episode 6

Blood And Treasure

When Sig and Mandy disagree on a fishing strategy, Clark is caught in the middle. Wild Bill comes down hard on deckhands as Linda gets too close to danger.

Episode 7

Cold Hard World

On the Saga, Sean Dwyer joins Jake for a high-risk trek west to Adak Island. Meanwhile, Rick attempts a dangerous shortcut through the treacherous Unimak Pass.

Episode 8

Anchor Management

As a continent-size storm pummels the fleet, John and Andy fight to save their anchor and the boat. Plus, an orca befriends the Northwestern.

Episode 9

Million Dollar Season

A storm threatens John's record-breaking run as Keith helps triangulate the crab. Jack braves treacherous tidal currents and chaos strikes the Wizard.

Episode 10

Between Payday And Mayday

An early closure forces captains to work together to get their catch safely to port. Sig crosses a line when he repositions a rookie captain's pots.

Episode 11

Loose Lips Sink Ships

Winter erupts as Johnathan hunts for crab in a secret location to which he's won exclusive rights. Plus, Sig tries his luck at a derby fishery.

Episode 12

Tradition Of Superstition

Captain Keith eagerly repositions his pots when Johnathan makes an offer he simply can't refuse. Bob follows a pod of porpoises to her first big solo haul.

Episode 13

Victory At Sea

The safety of Bob's operation is jeopardized when another vessel collides with her boat. On the Barbara J, Jack gambles big to get home to honour a friend.

Episode 14

The Better Captain

With $1 million in crab at stake, the Wizard battles unrelenting waves. Jake strikes bargain to aid another captain, but it may come at a cost.

Episode 15

Uncharted Grounds

Winter unleashes its fury on the fleet. When Keith's winch seizes, the Wizard crew work a double shift to retrieve their pots. Plus, the Summer Bay runs aground.

Episode 16

Pain Level Ten

An explosion rocks the Time Bandit, and an emergency sends Keith into rescue mode. Meanwhile, Jake disposes of pots to prevent capsizing.

Episode 17

Dead Reckoning

When Sig loses GPS navigation, Mandy must work a decades-old magnetic compass. OJ's replacement on the Wizard makes a misfit crew a bit more awkward.

Episode 18

Disorder On The Border

Crew conflict in winter weather puts Johnathan's leadership to the test. Sig and Mandy risk a heavy fine chasing the biomass along a boundary line.

Episode 19

Beware The King Tide

Johnathan drives the Time Bandit into towering waves to haul the riskiest set of his career. Jake faces a potentially unstoppable magnesium fire.

Episode 20


Hampered by damage, Sig must outmanoeuvre an unknown captain to hold onto his ground. Jake allies with Wild Bill to make a critical deadline.

Episode 21

Last Stand Of John Hillstrand

Johnathan's crab pots are in peril. Sig seeks a Bairdi hotspot with a decades-old computer. Jake's short on crew and must put his niece on hydraulics.

Episode 22

Nautical Deathtrap

Freak tides trap Sig in dangerous seas, as Jake battles to get to port. Rick attempts to turn a heart-wrenching tragedy into a triumph for Jacob.

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