• Air date: 29 Sep '23 23 episodes
      Follow the lives of ambitious miners as they head north in pursuit of gold. With new miners, new claims, new machines and new ways to pull gold out of the ground, the stakes are higher than ever. But will big risks lead to an even bigger pay out?
  • List of Episodes (23)
    • 1. The $160 Million Gamble

      29 Sep '23
      Parker weighs betting everything on a new claim that could pay out upwards of $160 million. Rick Ness reemerges after going MIA. One family member's decision rattles the Beets, and Tony gets long-awaited news.
    • 2. Call of the Indian River

      06 Oct '23
      Tony considers moving the entire family operation to the Indian River. Parker opens the first cut at his new claim at Dominion Creek. Rick Ness brings on a new crew member, hoping to get on the gold first.
    • 3. Hey Parker, It's Rick

      13 Oct '23
      After years of not speaking, Rick visits Parker for a favor. Parker’s crew unearths a pile of gold in an unlikely location. Tony pressures his son Mike to spearhead the move to Indian River.
    • 4. Free Agent

      20 Oct '23
      On the brink of going bankrupt, Parker tries to tap an old honey hole to turn the tide. Rick tries out a new miner with a misfit past. Tony battles flooded creeks at the Indian River to access the gold.
    • 5. Up in Smoke

      27 Oct '23
      Floodwaters halt Tony's race to get Indian River gold. Rick's comeback stalls when a water pump goes up in smoke. Parker pressures the crew to open the Unforgiven cut to keep them afloat.
    • 6. Down, but Not Out

      03 Nov '23
      Parker banks his first gold of the season from the Unforgiven cut. One of Rick's rock trucks slides down a ravine, and he tries to broker a season-saving deal with Tony. Fred Lewis makes a big decision.
    • 7. 50 Ounce Ultimatum

      10 Nov '23
      Rick's landlord demands 50 ounces of gold by the end of the week. An unexpected visit to Tony's Indian River claim brings devastating news, and Parker's crew battles a busted excavator and spotty ground at the Unforgiven cut.
    • 8. Last Ditch Gold

      17 Nov '23
      Desperate for cash, Parker goes ditch digging on his Dominion Creek claim. Tony finally gets his first gold of the year. Rick prospects for a new cut to keep his season alive.
    • 9. Pivot!

      24 Nov '23
      Rick's season is all riding on a move to the new Bacon Strip cut. As Parker tries to dig out of his financial hole, the team must deal with a loader crash. Monica Beets takes charge of the Indian River.
    • 10. Parker's Runaway Claim

      01 Dec '23
      Parker's thirst for gold pushes him to open a third claim, stretching his crew and machines to their breaking points. Rick supercharges wash plant Rocky to bring in more gold.
    • 11. Frankendozer

      08 Dec '23
      To get Australia Creek's gold, Parker cannibalizes multiple machines to build a "Frankendozer." The Beets battle a flash flood on the Indian River. Running out of options, Rick heads to higher ground to hunt for gold but is stopped dead in his tracks.
    • 12. Money Pit Payday

      15 Dec '23
      Parker battles to bring in his first Money Pit gold at Dominion Creek. Rick auditions Buzz as his foreman, and tensions ignite when the wash plant doesn't fire up. The Beets face mounting mechanical issues at the Indian River.
    • 13. Parker Comes Alive

      22 Dec '23
      Parker gains momentum at Dominion Creek, but a mysterious gold loss could set him back. Tony moves everyone back to Paradise Hill, and tensions boil over. Rick bets on a mechanic who's never been in a gold mine.
    • 14. Desperate Cry for Help

      29 Dec '23
      Tony's son Kevin returns to help save the family business. Parker scrambles to fix a burst dam and keep the big Dominion Creek gold weighs going. Wildfires threaten to shut Rick down before he can bring in his first Bench Cut gold.
    • 15. Succession

      05 Jan '24
      The Beets family implodes trying to get the Paradise Hill trommel running. Parker starts sluicing Australia Creek and finds a big surprise. Rick makes an all-or-nothing decision to return to Rally Valley.
    • 16. Ring of Fire

      12 Jan '24
      Tony resurrects an old machine to get the Paradise Hill trommel washing rocks. One of Parker's crew melts down while trying to match the breakneck pace. The McCaughans set their trommel on fire to stay on the gold.
    • 17. Moneyball

      19 Jan '24
      Parker closes in on his season goal, but an emergency leaves a novice crew in charge and threatens his momentum. Minnie forces Tony to consult a mining expert. Dangerous conditions at Rally Valley could destroy Rick's fleet.
    • 18. Parker's New Toy

      26 Jan '24
      Parker brings in a brand-new wash plant to push him past 5,000 ounces. Buzz stands up to Rick and puts his reputation on the line with a gamble he may come to regret. Disaster strikes on the McCaughans' night shift.
    • 19. Off the Rails

      02 Feb '24
      Rick's crew sends a rock truck careening off the road. Tony goes rogue and buys a new wash plant to get his Indian River operation back up and running. Parker increases his gold target, pushing Rocksand to the limit.
    • 20. Waking the Beast

      09 Feb '24
      Tony tries to resurrect his infamous Dredge #1. Parker brings in his last gold from Australia Creek and focuses the team on finishing the Money Pit. The McCaughans hunt for a new hotspot.
    • 21. Rally Valley or Bust

      16 Feb '24
      Rick bets his season on firing up Monster Red, hoping Rally Valley will save his season. Tony's dredge suffers a major setback. Chasing a final payday, the McCaughans break out a crazy contraption.
    • 22. The Money Pit Fights Back

      23 Feb '24
      Parker's crew accidentally unleashes a flood of water that wreaks havoc, Rick runs his first full week at Rally Valley, hoping for a big score, Tony revives an old wash plant to bring in more gold.
    • 23. Winter's Reckoning

      01 Mar '24
      Tony calls his son Kevin to help fire up nearly every plant he can, including Dredge #1. Parker squeezes every ounce of gold out of his Dominion Creek claim. Rick battles freezing equipment in his final bid for a comeback.