Todd and Dave butt heads over how to mine, but end up with the biggest reward they’ve seen all season. Tony and Parker go to war over bedrock gold and Minnie Beets steals Tony’s dredge crew to work their family mine.
Monica takes over as captain of Tony’s 350 ton dredge. Parker struggles to haul in his monster new washplant and the Hoffman crew is plagued by tailings.
As fall comes to a close, Atz Lee confronts the reality of recovering from his accident. To feed their families, Eivin and Jane venture miles at sea in search of massive halibut. The rush to complete the fall harvest puts Eve and Otto in harm’s way.
The cycle of life on the homestead is continuous. Otto & Charlotte attempt to resuscitate a stillborn calf while Eve learns that taking life during a hunt isn't easy. The Kilchers say goodbye to Bruce as Eivin & Eve welcome new life with Findlay.
A double sluice and lack of divers mean that Emily Riedel must confront her deepest fear if the Clark is to succeed. Shawn "Mr. Gold" Pomrenke discovers the land sale of a lifetime.
The largest wildfire in Alaskan history torches the land surrounding Tanana and threatens to devour the village. With state resources spread thin, the villagers must band together to battle the blaze or risk losing everything.