The episode ended with doubt about whether they would return. Parker Schnabel finds out that one season of gold mining has nothing to do with the next. Parker visits his parents for advice and makes a decision that affects the rest of his season. Meanwhile, Fred Hurt brings in a new wheel-loader, and hires two new miners, but a shocking revelation one week in forces him to quickly fire one of them. Parker spends a quarter of a million dollars on new equipment. He returned to the Klondike in Season 2 to give the Hoffmans better gold recovery tools.
Todd is thousands of dollars in the hole and the 1,000-ounce goal looks impossible. Episode 9 Mammoth Gold has been available on Google Play since Saturday, and I don't have to buy some membership like Amazon Prime to use Google Play. Tony races to dismantle the final sections of his million-dollar Dredge. Parker's hopes are drowned by multiple issues including a flooded cut. Parker Schnabel faces a cash-flow crisis. And, Freddy drops a bombshell.
Parker gives his foreman Rick his own operation and when Tony and Minnie decide to cut the dredge crew's pay, a key crew member calls it quits. In his quest for virgin ground at Smith Creek, Parker turns into a lumberjack to get back on the gold. Reappears in the beginning of season 5 to counsel Todd Hoffman who has been battling depression from the aftermath of season 4. If you choose Watch Now, the video will instantly stream to your computer and you may later stream it on another compatible device. Then, throughout the episode, they have more, individual recaps of various specific scenes.
But to find gold-rich ground to mine, they must overcome dense jungle, lethal roads, and turf wars with local miners on their epic journey. Frozen ground and machinery breakdowns threaten Rick's season. The sons of the Klondike return for more gold digging; the Hoffmans try to rebuild their reputation; Parker could be on borrowed time; the Beets family may rise again. Gold Rush Season 6 Episodes. Hurt Crew, Porcupine Creek: 80.
Archived from on November 4, 2012. Left the show after season 4, along with the Dakota Fred and Dustin, although during Season 5 she can be seen working loaders and monitors in the background of shots covering Tony Beets, and also worked with Freddy Dodge at Carmacks. This special episode reveals what went wrong and how the guys plan to hit the mother lode next season. Tony Beets has to improvise to tear down his second dredge. Todd desperately tries to stop his crew from falling apart. Then, Fred is forced to abandon mining as floods in North Dakota destroy his home.
Todd Hoffman will have three generations of men working on the claim. The Dakota boys get the biggest clean-out of their season. Fred, Dustin, and Melody left the show after season 4. Living off the grid in one of the wildest and most unforgiving wildernesses on earth, they hope to rekindle the American Dream and start a 21st Century Gold Rush. Meanwhile, massive rocks break Dakota Fred's de-rocker and Parker reconsiders his future after smelting his 35 oz season haul into a solid gold bar. Todd's Roulette cut provides both rewards and problems.
Format Prime Video streaming online video Devices Available to watch on Happy with the show but not with Amazon's delivery. At Indian River, Dave Turin is on the gold. Tony's crew hits a huge snag with the dredge. The Dakota boys stake their future on a new cut; Parker gets a second chance at mining with one of the largest wash plants in the Klondike. He also owns and leased out the Scribner Creek claim that Parker Schnabel mined in season 4. He was fired by Dakota Fred due to his use of Oxycodone with prescription to treat a back problem. Tony begins rebuilding his 75-year old dredge.
Foster died on April 23, 2013, aged 86. Meanwhile, the crew fine-tunes their wash plant — which doubles their efficiency at finding gold. The miners start to rebuild the mining ghost town but the bears aren't so keen on their new neighbors — and they let them know it. During season 2 when operations were halted due to dirty water, Todd asked him to build a water filter. This was covered in several episodes, in a summer season for Gold Rush.
Tony's barge hits trouble on its way back to Dawson to finally begin the rebuild of his second monster dredge. Parker finally hits bedrock at Emerson Trench and two broken machines force Fred to go deeper in debt. With the credit cards maxed out, he is forced to take desperate measures. Desperate for pay dirt, Parker bulldozes a dangerous road up the side of a mountain and Fred returns to Porcupine Creek after facing the loss of his North Dakota home. Todd doubles down with a second monster washplant. Parker's crew pushes hard in attempt to have Treasure Island live up to its name. In Alaska, the Dakota Boys take to the skies trying to find a way to the source of all the gold in Porcupine Creek.
Frozen ground destroys Parker Schnabel's dozers. Parker Schnabel starts his new season without his grandfather and mentor. Parker brings in dynamite to blast a big solid rock to finish building a new road to Smith Creek. Parker ignores Tony Beets, but still manages to hit his first pay dirt. Parker's need for speed destroys his wash plant.