Shawn's million dollar Bluff claim is denied, leaving the grounds open to anyone; Kris Kelly drags his family across 70 miles of frozen tundra to what he hopes will be their biggest season yet.
Shawn and Kris square off when the Kelly family invades Shawn's turf at the Bluff; Emily hits the ice with a crew of veteran miners as she attempts to reclaim her hotspot at Hasting's Creek.
Shawn gambles on a risky move. Kris suffers a life threatening air line freeze up and makes a decision about his brother. Zeke attempts his most dangerous dive of his life through twenty feet of ice.
Shawn searches for a paystreak boulder to fund his Megadredge, but when it's flipped his season may have taken a turn for the worse. Kris' dream of a 24 hour operation starts with a night crew, but he may wake up to a nightmare. If Emily's last shot fails, she may have to think bigger.
Kris' scheme to make a million off Shawn's bluff is sabotaged when Mr. Gold plots with a turncoat Kelly diver. Seek may have found his mining future, but when the ice breaks up, he'll have to move to a gold spot hot enough to save the present.
Shawn must fix his landlocked barge, but faulty controls threaten the Megadredge dream; Brad threatens to split the family before Kris can rally back to the Bluff; Emily gambles on a fast payoff.
Shawn tries to convince potential investors that his Megadredge vision is solid; Kris' frustration frays Andy's nerves; Zeke unleashes a secret weapon, but faces an unexpected challenge; Emily tries to pull her crew together to avoid an end.
Shawn races to the Bluff with only a day left in the season; Kris is on the best gold of his life, but his shoddy equipment keeps breaking down; Zeke is desperate to salvage the season but can't find a paystreak.