35 Degree Water In Alaskan Harbor…Seems Like the Perfect Job For The New Guy

35 Degree Water In Alaskan Harbor…Seems Like the Perfect Job For The New Guy

We put a brand new diver to the test on the Eroica, do some critical dredge repairs, and battle terrible post-storm visibility to get back on the gold. And finally, we get our newest crew member Ross on the mask…

Mining a Gold-Rich "Quartz Vein" Under Alaska's Bering Sea | 1 OZT AN HOUR

Mining a Gold-Rich “Quartz Vein” Under Alaska’s Bering Sea | 1 OZT AN HOUR

After we dried and weighed all our gold in the previous episode, and checked the weight of each top mat against our dive calendar and GPS coordinates, we found out Dan and David had a night shift on one particularly…

$85,000 Gold Cleanup From Alaska's Bering Sea!

$85,000 Gold Cleanup From Alaska’s Bering Sea!

Alex, Dan, David and I have been working hard the last 9 days to get on the gold. The boys fought through icebergs, current, rock jams, breakdowns, and injuries to get 84 hours underwater. But now that the weather’s bad,…

I Hate Rock Jams! Problems Pile Up on the Eroica

I Hate Rock Jams! Problems Pile Up on the Eroica

We’ve been on hot gold the last few days, but you’re about to see what happens when everything goes wrong. They say when it rains it pours – and problems are definitely dropping from the clouds – rock jams, bad…

We Found a Gold Nugget at the Bottom of the Ocean

We Found a Gold Nugget at the Bottom of the Ocean

We continue our run mining hot gold at the bottom of the Bering Sea! Alex and Emily find a gold nugget during the day shift, and during the night shift Dan and David hang on in strong winds, help a…

Harvesting 10 Ounces of Gold a Day From the Bering Sea

Harvesting 10 Ounces of Gold a Day From the Bering Sea

We finally get on a hot streak after fighting through some unproductive prospecting dives and battling big icebergs. Our philosophy is this: if you poke enough holes in the Bering Sea, you’ll eventually hit gold. With a big 10″ dredge…

Where are the gold cleanups?! (and your other questions answered)

Where are the gold cleanups?! (and your other questions answered)

We’ve put out 6 episodes so far (and have been diving in the last two) and one important question’s starting to come up frequently: why haven’t we seen you weigh gold yet? I didn’t realize this would be confusing until…

Iceberg Attacks Our Dredge!

Iceberg Attacks Our Dredge!

It’s early June and we’ve never faced summer mining conditions like this before in Northwestern Alaska. There are icebergs everywhere, the water temperature is just a degree above freezing, and we’re still getting snow flurries. But the wind and the…

We get on the gold in the first dive of the season!

We get on the gold in the first dive of the season!

We are finally ready to get on the gold in the first dive of the season! But it’s not smooth sailing. The divers have to battle icebergs, historically cold water temperatures, and regulator freeze-ups to get paid. This is part…

We Walked Over Alaska’s Frozen Ocean

We Walked Over Alaska’s Frozen Ocean

Alaska’s Bering Sea is still frozen as far as the eye can see. That means we still have some time before we have to get the dredge on the water and dive for gold. It’s a good thing, because we…