• Air date: 14 Apr '20 7 episodes
      A dramatic change in the Russian crab industry rocks global markets and drives new competition between Dutch Harbor captains and their Russian adversaries. For the first time ever, in season 16 the Alaskan crab fleet will face off against their biggest rival – the Russians.
  • List of Episodes (7)
    • 1. Cold War Rivals

      14 Apr '20
      A dramatic change in the Russian crab industry rocks global markets and drives new competition between Dutch Harbor captains and their Russian adversaries. As crab prices skyrocket legendary captains return to claim their piece of a historic payday.
    • 2. Typhoon Hagibis

      21 Apr '20
      Just as the fleet begins its race to beat the Russians, ferocious typhoon Hagibis turns its deadly gaze on the Bering Sea. Captains must choose whether to risk life and limb for a big payday, or to sit out the storm and fish another day.
    • 3. Breaking Point

      28 Apr '20
      Still reeling from deadly typhoon Hagibis, the fleet claws its way back into competition against the Russians. The pressure to make up ground has mounted and it's do-or-die for the captains, even if it means danger or even war.
    • 4. Shotguns and Fist Fights

      05 May '20
      With the Russian menace looming, co-captains Johnathan and Jake blast a shotgun at their problems while a vicious fist fight breaks out on the Seabrooke. Meanwhile, Wild Bill blows an engine and Mandy bets on science to get back on crabs.
    • 5. Double Agent

      12 May '20
      The Cornelia Marie uses US satellites to spy on the Russians, Scott pioneers a dormant fishery and Wild Bill faces off with a Russian greenhorn.
    • 6. The Bleeding Edge

      19 May '20
      Johnathan finds himself going under the knife at sea as King season comes to an end. Junior chases the elusive Golden King and Wild Bill faces off with a greenhorn.
    • 7. The Russian Front

      26 May '20
      Junior risks crossing into Russian waters to tank golden crab. Co-captains Jake and Johnathan attempt an alliance with longtime rival Keith Colburn. Josh Harris bets his season on instinct. Short on quota and options, Wild Bill seeks work in Russia.