Gold Rush

Gold Rush

This season introduces fresh blood, new claims and more gold than ever before. Setting an unprecedented goal of 2,000 ounces - Parker Schnabel is trying to double his take from last season. Meanwhile, Todd Hoffman is back at square one, having hit rock bottom after braving the jungles of South America.
This season introduces fresh blood, new claims and more gold than ever before. Setting an unprecedented goal of 2,000 ounces - Parker Schnabel is trying to double his take from last season. Meanwhile, Todd Hoffman is back at square one, having hit rock bottom after braving the jungles of South America.

Season 6 (21 episodes)

  • 1. Blood, Sweat and Gold

    Original air date: 10/16/2015 Runtime: 88:57 min.

    Original air date: 10/16/2015 Runtime: 88:57 min. Parker loses key crew members as Tony orders him off his claim; Todd sets a huge goal for the season; Tony reveals plans for expansion.

  • 2. Gold Ship

    Original air date: 10/23/2015 Runtime: 44:24 min.

    Original air date: 10/23/2015 Runtime: 44:24 min. Tony finally succeeds in getting his 75-year-old dredge mining for gold; Grandpa John is rushed to the hospital.

  • 3. Moving the Monster

    Original air date: 10/30/2015 Runtime: 44:24 min.

    Original air date: 10/30/2015 Runtime: 44:24 min. Todd encounters big issues as he attempts to move his 50 ton washplant. Tony's dredge finally starts producing gold. Parker piles on the pressure and it proves to be too much for one of his young crew members.

  • 4. Grandpa's Golden Advice

    Original air date: 11/06/2015 Runtime: 44:24 min.

    Original air date: 11/06/2015 Runtime: 44:24 min. Todd's attempt to deal with a mountain of tailings pits him against his son Hunter. Tony's dredge takes a hit as he puts a rookie winchman in the hot seat. Parker seeks advice from his Grandpa as he struggles to save his season.

  • 5. Jack's Gold Shack

    Original air date: 11/13/2015 Runtime: 44:24 min.

    Original air date: 11/13/2015 Runtime: 44:24 min. Parker takes his frustration out on his crew until his Grandpa gives him a much needed wake up call. Tony's crew battles over how to fix the bucket line on the dredge and Todd calls upon Freddy Dodge for help.

  • 6. Treasure Island

    Original air date: 11/20/2015 Runtime: 44:24 min.

    Original air date: 11/20/2015 Runtime: 44:24 min. Parker and his foreman Rick take a chance on a new cut. Todd searches for a fix so he can stop losing gold out of the sluicebox. Tony's crew hits a huge snag with the dredge.

  • 7. ElDorado Dream

    Original air date: 11/27/2015 Runtime: 44:24 min.

    Original air date: 11/27/2015 Runtime: 44:24 min. Jack gets to chase his dream at ElDorado, the richest documented creek in North America. Parker's crew pushes hard in attempt to have Treasure Island live up to its name. Tony discovers his dredge is pouring gold out of its sluices.

  • 8. Mammoth Channel

    Original air date: 12/04/2015 Runtime: 44:24 min.

    Original air date: 12/04/2015 Runtime: 44:24 min. The Hoffman crew uncovers a unique potential sign of good gold. Parker refuses to give up on Treasure Island and a fight between Tony and his crew spells the end for some of his crew.

  • 9. Mammoth Gold

    Original air date: 12/11/2015 Runtime: 44:24 min.

    Original air date: 12/11/2015 Runtime: 44:24 min. Todd's crew unearths evidence of a massive prehistoric creature that may or may not lead to big gold. Tony is forced to rebuild his washplant and Parker opens the biggest cut of his life in an attempt to get more gold than his rival Todd.

  • 10. Parker's 21st

    Original air date: 12/18/2015 Runtime: 44:24 min.

    Original air date: 12/18/2015 Runtime: 44:24 min. Parker celebrates his 21st birthday with a big new toy. Tony looks into a new investment and Todd gets a wakeup call.

  • 11. Captain Monica

    Original air date: 01/01/2016 Runtime: 44:24 min.

    Original air date: 01/01/2016 Runtime: 44:24 min. Monica takes over as captain of Tony's 350 ton dredge. Parker struggles to haul in his monster new washplant and the Hoffman crew is plagued by tailings.

  • 12. Crew War

    Original air date: 01/08/2016 Runtime: 44:24 min.

    Original air date: 01/08/2016 Runtime: 44:24 min. Parker's new mechanic sparks a mutiny. A drought shuts down Todd's operation and Tony faces a major issue that could put him out of business.

  • 13. Goldzilla Gold

    Original air date: 01/15/2016 Runtime: 44:24 min.

    Original air date: 01/15/2016 Runtime: 44:24 min. A series of breakdowns pits the Hoffman's day crew against the night shift. Parker's washplant continues to produce pay but his crew starts falling apart. Tony and Gene go head to head over how to run the dredge.

  • 14. Million Dollar Mountain

    Original air date: 01/22/2016 Runtime: 44:24 min.

    Original air date: 01/22/2016 Runtime: 44:24 min. Todd and Dave get a pair of dozers stuck in deep mud while trying to open a new cut; Parker breaks an excavator while struggling with frozen ground.

  • 15. Dead Even

    Original air date: 01/29/2016 Runtime: 44:24 min.

    Original air date: 01/29/2016 Runtime: 44:24 min. Parker runs bedrock in an all out bid to overtake his rival in the gold count. Todd opens a risky new cut and things go south when Monica and Kevin are left in charge of the dredge.

  • 16. Golden Bombshell

    Original air date: 02/05/2016 Runtime: 44:24 min.

    Original air date: 02/05/2016 Runtime: 44:24 min. Parker takes a huge risk as he abandons the Boundary Cut for a shot at big gold. Gene pushes the dredge faster than it was ever designed to run and Todd's best clean up of the season is overshadowed when his landlord drops a devastating bombshell.

  • 17. Klondike Legend

    Original air date: 02/12/2016 Runtime: 44:24 min.

    Original air date: 02/12/2016 Runtime: 44:24 min. Tony Beets travels back to his roots in the Netherlands where he reveals details about his transformation from a farm boy to a Klondike mining legend. Cameras also follow him in his offseason home in the desert.

  • 18. Oregon Gold

    Original air date: 02/19/2016 Runtime: 44:24 min.

    Original air date: 02/19/2016 Runtime: 44:24 min. Faced with losing McKinnon Creek, Todd goes prospecting for nuggets and a new claim. Tony steers the dredge in a radical new direction and Parker pushes his crew to the limit when he orders them to move the washplant in 12 hours.

  • 19. Frozen Pay

    Original air date: 02/26/2016 Runtime: 44:24 min.

    Original air date: 02/26/2016 Runtime: 44:24 min. A frozen cut forces Parker to divert a creek and mine the thawed pay gravel beneath. Tony faces disaster when he breaks his dredge buckets and Todd doubles down with a second monster washplant.

  • 20. King of the Klondike

    Original air date: 03/04/2016 Runtime: 44:24 min.

    Original air date: 03/04/2016 Runtime: 44:24 min. As the Klondike winter closes in, the final race for gold intensifies. Todd runs two massive washplants, Tony pushes to get his dredge out of the water before it freezes and Grandpa John arrives to find out if Parker has beaten his rival Todd.

  • 21. Gold Hard Truth

    Original air date: 03/11/2016 Runtime: 44:24 min.

    Original air date: 03/11/2016 Runtime: 44:24 min. The miners reveal shocking truths including a crew romance. Tony is accused of going back on a deal, Parker's crew lets him have it and Todd reveals a secret talent. Then, the mine bosses offer a sneak peek of their radical new plans for next season.