In the face of an economic meltdown, six men will risk everything to strike it rich mining for gold in the wilds of Alaska. Todd Hoffman, along with his father, is leading a group of greenhorn miners in search of the American dream and a new frontier. Gold fever is back, and the rush is on.
While on target for an $8.4-million-dollar season, Parker's wash plant catches fire. Rick and crew finish their first mining season strong. Tony heads into the wilderness to find lost equipment and attempts to get his ancient dredge up and running.