Original air date: 04/22/2014 Runtime: 85:33 min. A government shutdown shortens the season and starts off a chain reaction that forces the fleet to fish harder and faster to make the market deadline. One boat goes up in flames and many are left to wonder if this is really the life they wished for.
Original air date: 05/20/2014 Runtime: 42:34 min. As crews prepare to head to the Bairdi grounds, a mayday call from a sinking ship prompts a dramatic at-sea rescue.On the Cape Caution,Bill's greenhorn is looking for a way out, while Edgar on the Northwestern takes a big risk at his first time as captain.
Original air date: 05/27/2014 Runtime: 42:34 min. With one captain in the hospital and another on a bender, fishing has come to a halt on two boats. Out at sea an alleged felon is trapped, a boat goes dark, and on the Time Bandit...well Captain Johnathan Hillstrand just wants to be young again.
Original air date: 06/03/2014 Runtime: 42:34 min. One captain faces what might spell the end of a storied career while another struggles to check into rehab. Problems on land pale in comparison to those on the Bering Sea where the brave men and women of the United States Coast Guard lose one of their own.
Original air date: 06/10/2014 Runtime: 42:34 min. Opilio season kicks off with the return of the fabled Cornelia Marie. After a 3-year struggle Josh Harris bought back the boat that helped make his old man a legend. 18-year-old Mandy Hansen arrives to convince her father Sig to take her fishing.
Original air date: 06/17/2014 Runtime: 42:34 min. Blood is spilled on the Cape Caution, when a brutal storm rips across the Bering Sea. Rookie boat owner, Josh Harris swallows his pride. Captain Sig fights to keep the Northwestern from going up in flames and captain Keith battles boat-sinking ice.
Original air date: 07/22/2014 Runtime: 42:34 min. One of the final episodes of a season nominated for 4 primetime EMMY awards. Sig orders a classic Northwestern grind, Mandy learns what it's really like to be a greenhorn. With major repairs on the Time Bandit, Captain Andy is faced with a tough decision.
Original air date: 07/29/2014 Runtime: 42:34 min. With the end in sight, crews struggle to keep it together. A saboteur seeks an early end for the Cape Caution. Cornelia Marie Captains Josh Harris and Casey McManus fight to control their crew. On the Time Bandit a long lost Hillstrand returns.
Original air date: 08/05/2014 Runtime: 85:36 min. The finale to the season nominated for 4 primetime EMMY awards. An arctic hurricane strikes the fleet. The Cornelia Marie faces sinking. Blood is shed on the Time Bandit. The Northwestern needs repair in 30foot seas. The Wizard has a near perfect season.