The summer gold mining season kicks off in Nome, Alaska; the Kellys attempt to repeat the success of last season; Kris leads his team with a new drive and inspiration.
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.
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.
Vernon and his crew get stranded in the Yukon; Shawn finds a good luck charm in his son, and Ken suffers a mechanical setback
Miners ask themselves how willing they are to fight crashing waves and whipping winds
Before the winter freeze out, Shawn gambles to dig deeper than ever before as Ken brings the heat.
Shawn pushes the Christine Rose to its maximum work depth. Emily faces an exhausted diver.
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.
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.
Shawn and Ken continue their struggle to carry the title of the true "Mr. Gold".