An adrenaline-packed new season brings a new face: 23 year-old Sean Dwyer -fighting for the legacy of the father he lost too soon. The Time Bandit squares off with the law, Captain Keith's life spirals, and Sig torments his former protégé.
24-year-old Captain Sean Dwyer and his crew prepare for their first crab season aboard the Brenna A. Jake Anderson fears he made a big mistake. Wild Bill handles a challenging deckhand. Keith gets support from an unlikely counselor, Johnathan Hillstrand.
Wild Bill risks his biggest lead in history to bail Josh Harris out of trouble. 23-year-old Sean Dwyer finds out if he's got what it takes. Veteran skipper Johnathan Hillstrand leans on his crew and a little tip from a friend to turn his season around.
Josh Harris is forced to take over the Cornelia Marie. Sean Dwyer gets his first taste of the angry sea. Greenhorns on the Cape Caution are slapped to attention. Weather, mechanical failures, and inexperienced crews complicate matters across the fleet.
Jake Anderson attempts a treacherous short cut with only one engine. Casey and Josh perform surgery at sea. Edgar Hansen works to make his mark as captain with his greenhorn son Eric on deck. Captain Keith hopes to turn his season and his life around.
The season's worst storm yet slams the fleet. Freshmen Skipper Sean Dwyer must choose between crab and a childhood friend. Wild Bill questions his son's status as a crabber and man. As injuries stack up one deckhand reveals a painful secret in his pants.
With Captain Edgar Hansen at the helm, the Northwestern nears the brink of mutiny. Drunk deckhands put the Saga at risk, captain Johnathan gambles big to end his season, and Freddie Maugatai takes honoring his skipper to the extreme.
Winter crab season is here and with it this year's biggest storm. Every captain must choose; risk it all and head out into the storm or stay back, tied to dock losing money. However carefully they choose the best laid plans of mice and men often go awry.