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19th January


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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

Out Of The Ashes

With half the crab boats tied up, Sig devises a plan to save the fishery from destruction. As Johnathan Hillstrand returns to help, veterans try to work together.

Episode 2

Russian Dragger

When Mandy devises a plan for partnering, Sig must rethink his own tactics. On the Time Bandit, John and Josh conspire to outmanoeuvre a Russian captain.

Episode 2

Time Bandit Returns

Johnathan Hillstrand comes out of retirement. Firing up his legendary vessel, the FV Time Bandit, Johnathan assembles a veteran crew to take on the Bering Sea.

Episode 3

Point Of No Return

As hundreds of dolphins lead the Summer Bay into an approaching cyclone, Jake attempts a daring rescue. Sig makes a controversial call to save the fishery.

Episode 4

Time Machine

Wild Bill's crew fights a mid-gale power outage, but the days are numbered for their greenhorn. Josh and Casey attempt Johnathan's strategy for tracking king crab.

Episode 5

Force Majeure

As a typhoon hits the Bering Sea, the Southern Wind collides with the Summer Bay. Casey hunts for the elusive bairdi crab, and Sig gambles all his pots in one...

Episode 6

Restricted Zone

The Time Bandit and Northwestern are struggling so they decide to join forces and throw cages down on either side of the restricted zone.

Episode 7

What Would Phil Harris Do?

With the Bairdi fishery open for the first time in years, Josh and John on the Time Bandit ask Casey and Sig to help tank the fleetwide quota.

Episode 8

Tangled Web

Time Bandit and Cornelia Marie race for the last spot at the cannery. Sig rallies his fellow captains with an unconventional plan after an emergency shutdown.

Episode 9


The fleet reels from the loss of deck boss Nick. Wizard and Cornelia launch early into a massive Arctic storm. Plus, shocking news forces Sig to change his plans.

Episode 10

Truth Will Set You Free

When Johnathan trusts his instincts more than his partners, the Time Bandit appears in the Northern Grounds just as Josh and Casey need him most.

Episode 11


As seawater floods in, Wild Bill's crew rushes to find a hole in the Summer Bay's hull. Johnathan faces a fire on the Time Bandit and the Saga has a...

Episode 12

Extreme Arctic

A catastrophic collapse of the Northwestern's crane leaves Sig and Mandy with no way to haul pots. On the Cornelia Marie, a deckhand narrowly escapes disaster.

Episode 13

Of Ice And Men

Wild Bill enlists Jake's diver to attempt a risky underwater repair. Sig makes a desperate bid to save his gear from the descending ice pack.

Episode 14

The Crush

Sig and Mandy rush to re-join the fray ahead of a fast-moving ice edge. On the Cornelia Marie Josh and Casey's race to save their pots comes at a heavy...

Episode 15

Run Silent Run Deep

A wound side-lines Wild Bill's new rail man and injuries on the Time Bandit take out two crew. Josh and Casey apply frontier medicine to a bleeding deck boss.

Episode 16

First Come First Served

As canneries unexpectedly change delivery rules, captains must race to get to the front of the line. Jake risks a daring entry into St. Paul harbour.

Episode 17

Quid Pro Crab

Captains scramble to meet an expanded quota in the path of a violent storm system. A breakdown on the Wizard puts Monte in debt to the Time Bandit.

Episode 18

Winter's Gambit

An Arctic storm blasts the fleet as Sig ventures to waters he hasn't fished in 17 years. The Time Bandit steers into 30-foot waves in a risky run toward Russia.

Episode 19

Wicked Game

Josh and Casey follow a blind tip from an unknown fisherman into uncharted waters. Johnathan fears for the worst when Freddy lands in the icy Bering Sea.

Episode 20

Over The Rail

Jake battles a hurricane in the fleet's smallest boat while Keith orders crew over the rail to avoid capsizing. Johnathan's crew scrambles to locate a hoard of crabs.

Episode 21

First In Line

When processors shut down due to outbreaks, captains take inordinate risks to deliver in rough seas. Josh and Casey race to deliver live crab after their pump fails.

Episode 22

The Ultimate Price

Keith risks pushing through jagged ice in search of the Wizard's lost pots. Wild Bill overturns the Summer Bay and a beloved crewman makes the ultimate sacrifice.

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