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Documentary series exploring the harsh working environments endured by Alaska's fishermen during the wild salmon season.
It's the peak of salmon season. These are the days when a fisherman can unload $30,000 of salmon in a single day, so the competition can be fierce. Each captain makes the decision on where to drop their nets - some heed reports of the hot zone, while others defy the crowds. With an onslaught of fish, it's a race against time to pick them quickly and get the net back in the water before the fish leave the area.
The infamous tides wreak havoc. Taylor destroys his drive shaft in shallow waters. Wes allows his crew to sleep in, and the late start also finds him battling low tide. Sensible Captain Dino leaves port early to avoid the tides and his reward is a tremendous fishing day. Gavin is not so lucky when massive waves ravage his boat and he's delayed picking giant pieces of wood from his net.
Dino lets his crew sleep, but he finds himself in danger without a deckhand in sight. Taylor's patience is wearing thin as he pushes his crew even though they are visibly fatigued. Captain Wes has trouble finding the fish, and after getting corked, he decides to confront the culprits face to face. Gavin and Chris are exhausted from the long season and Gavin miscalculates the borders of the fishing zone.
On the last day of salmon fishing season Dino lands on a hotspot, but he must fend off desperate fishermen to keep it. Meanwhile, after an engine failure, Wes's day might be over before it begins. At the southern end of the fishing zone things get crowded for Taylor, and he must turn to his father for advice. And after a strong start, Gavin tears his net but refuses to give up.
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