The Ultimate Price
S17, EP22 "The Ultimate Price"
Keith risks pushing through jagged ice in search of the Wizard's lost pots; Wild Bill overturns the Summer Bay; a beloved crewman makes the ultimate sacrifice.
Original Air Date: Sep 21, 2021 • Discovery • 84m
First in Line
S17, EP21 "First in Line"
When processors shut down due to outbreaks, Sig bets he can zero in on a rare crab highway before there's no place to deliver.
Original Air Date: Sep 14, 2021 • Discovery • 42m
Over the Rail
S17, EP20 "Over the Rail"
Jake battles a hurricane in the fleet's smallest boat while Keith orders crew over the rail to avoid capsizing. When Johnathan discovers crab in his cod pots, his crew scrambles to locate the hoard as Blind Dog finds himself in a bone-crushing position.
Original Air Date: Sep 07, 2021 • Discovery • 42m
Wicked Game
S17, EP19 "Wicked Game"
Josh and Casey follow a blind tip from an unknown fisherman into uncharted waters; Johnathan fears for the worst when Freddy lands in the icy Bering Sea; on the Wizard, Capt. Keith tempts fate, risking thousands in crab gear right at the ice edge.
Original Air Date: Aug 31, 2021 • Discovery • 42m
Winter's Gambit
S17, EP18 "Winter's Gambit"
An Arctic storm blasts the fleet as Sig ventures to deep waters he hasn't fished in 17 years. Johnathan steers the Time Bandit into 30-foot waves in a hail Mary run toward Russia. Captain Keith attempts a risky maneuver to save the Wizard's pots.
Original Air Date: Aug 24, 2021 • Discovery • 42m
Quid Pro Crab
S17, EP17 "Quid Pro Crab"
Captains scramble to meet an expanded quota in the path of a violent system that is dubbed Squall-pocalypse; a breakdown on the Wizard puts Monte in debt to the Time Bandit, and Josh and Casey exceed their own quota when it comes to injuries on deck.
Original Air Date: Aug 17, 2021 • Discovery • 42m
First Come First Served
S17, EP16 "First Come First Served"
Jake risks a daring entry into St. Paul harbor; Johnathan seeks help from Wild Bill; Josh and Casey bet their season on a deep set at the Russian Line.
Original Air Date: Aug 10, 2021 • Discovery • 42m
Run Silent Run Deep
S17, EP15 "Run Silent Run Deep"
Skirting the ice line to the deepest set of their careers, Josh and Casey apply frontier medicine to a bleeding deck boss; a block wound sidelines Wild Bill's new rail man, while injuries on the Time Bandit take out two crewmen and threaten family bonds.
Original Air Date: Aug 03, 2021 • Discovery • 42m
The Crush
S17, EP14 "The Crush"
As the fast-moving ice edge crushes everything in its path, Sig and Mandy rush to rejoin the fray; on the Cornelia Marie, Josh and Casey's race to save their pots comes at a cost in blood and pain; freezing spray threatens to capsize the Wizard.
Original Air Date: Jul 27, 2021 • Discovery • 42m
Of Ice and Men
S17, EP13 "Of Ice and Men"
Sig makes a desperate bid to save his gear from the descending ice pack while Jake dumps pots to avoid capsizing; when Wild Bill gets a line caught in his propeller far from Dutch Harbor, he enlists Jake's diver to attempt a risky underwater repair.
Original Air Date: Jul 20, 2021 • Discovery • 42m
Extreme Arctic
S17, EP12 "Extreme Arctic"
As a polar vortex storm slams the Cornelia Marie in the far north, Josh navigates the biggest seas of his career while Casey performs emergency surgery. A catastrophic collapse of the Northwestern's crane leaves Sig and Mandy with no way to haul pots.
Original Air Date: Jul 06, 2021 • Discovery • 42m
S17, EP11 "Shipbreakers"
As seawater floods in, Wild Bill's crew scrambles to locate a hole in the Summer Bay's hull; Johnathan faces a fire on the Time Bandit and a catastrophic hydraulic failure forces Jake to send his chief engineer 25 feet above the Saga's rolling deck.
Original Air Date: Jun 29, 2021 • Discovery • 42m
Truth Will Set You Free
S17, EP10 "Truth Will Set You Free"
When Johnathan trusts his instincts more than his partners, the Time Bandit makes a surprise appearance in the Northern Grounds just as Josh and Casey need him most; Sig puts his crew exactly where it needs to be in a matter of life and death.
Original Air Date: Jun 22, 2021 • Discovery • 42m
S17, EP9 "Dedication"
In the Winter premiere, the fleet reels from the loss of Summer Bay deck boss Nick McGlashan; Wizard and Cornelia launch early into a massive Arctic storm; Johnathan can't see eye-to-eye with a friend; shocking news forces Sig to change his plans.
Original Air Date: Jun 15, 2021 • Discovery • 84m
Tangled Web
S17, EP8 "Tangled Web"
Time Bandit and Cornelia Marie race for the last spot at the cannery, but as word spreads of an emergency shutdown of the Bairdi fishery, they return to the grounds as Sig Hansen rallies his fellow captains with an unconventional plan.
Original Air Date: Jun 08, 2021 • Discovery • 42m
What Would Phil Harris Do?
S17, EP7 "What Would Phil Harris Do?"
With the Bairdi fishery open for the first time in years, Josh and John take a page from the Phil Harris playbook to help tank a fleetwide quota; Wild Bill bets on Nick McGlashan to turn the tide for the Summer Bay.
Original Air Date: Jun 01, 2021 • Discovery • 42m
Restricted Zone
S17, EP6 "Restricted Zone"
Facing a global pandemic, half the fleet is tied up, leaving a handful of boats to catch the fleet-wide quota or face closure of the fishery.
Original Air Date: May 25, 2021 • Discovery • 42m
Force Majeure
S17, EP5 "Force Majeure"
As a typhoon rocks the Bering Sea, the Summer Bay suffers a collision. Sig gambles all his pots in one spot, while Casey takes a scientific approach to finding the elusive Bairdi crab. John and Josh rush a pit stop to get the Time Bandit back in the hunt.
Original Air Date: May 18, 2021 • Discovery • 42m
Time Machine
S17, EP4 "Time Machine"
Facing a global pandemic, half the fleet is tied up leaving a handful of boats to catch the fleet-wide quota or face closure of the fishery. At sea, seven fiercely independent captains must work together to save their way of life and the American dream.
Original Air Date: May 11, 2021 • Discovery • 42m
Point of No Return
S17, EP3 "Point of No Return"
As hundreds of dolphins lead the Summer Bay into an approaching cyclone, Jake attempts a daring nighttime rescue in high seas; Scott Campbell Jr. finds himself out of options, leaving Sig to make a controversial call to save the fishery.
Original Air Date: May 04, 2021 • Discovery • 42m
S17, EP3 "Succession"
Sig Hansen is put to the test when daughter Mandy Hansen pressures him to cement her spot as heir to the Hansen Family Legacy.
Original Air Date: Sep 29, 2021 • Discovery • 61m
Russian Dragger
S17, EP2 "Russian Dragger"
Facing a global pandemic, half the fleet is tied up leaving a handful of boats to catch the fleet-wide quota or face closure of the fishery. At sea, seven fiercely independent captains must work together to save their way of life and the American dream.
Original Air Date: Apr 27, 2021 • Discovery • 42m
Out of the Ashes
S17, EP1 "Out of the Ashes"
Sig devises a plan to save the fishery from destruction; as Bering Sea legend Johnathan Hillstrand returns with the Time Bandit to help, veterans struggle to prove they can work together to defend the American dream.
Original Air Date: Apr 20, 2021 • Discovery • 98m
Time Bandit Returns
S17 "Time Bandit Returns"
As the fleet faces closure of the fishery, Sig lures legendary captain Johnathan Hillstrand out of retirement; firing up his legendary vessel, FV Time Bandit, the old pirate assembles a veteran crew to return to the Bering Sea.
Original Air Date: Apr 13, 2021 • Discovery • 42m
Hell for Heroes
S17 "Hell for Heroes"
A year after Russia set its sights on dominating the global crab market, a depleted U.S. crab fleet arrives in Dutch Harbor to an industry in crisis; facing a possible multiyear shutdown, the captains devise a plan to navigate turbulent seas ahead.
Original Air Date: Apr 15, 2021 • Discovery • 84m