- 1 New Blood
Fresh blood join the crab fleet as the 2010 crab season begins; new skippers are Scott Campbell Jr. on the Seabrooke and Elliot Neese on the Ramblin' Rose.
Air Date: 2011-04-12
- 2 Proving Grounds
Across the Bering Sea crab fleet, bad fishing causes high tensions and low morale as empty pots whittle away profits and nerves among the men
Air Date: 2011-04-19
- 3 Old Age & Treachery
Jake Harris gets a sink-or-swim lesson on driving the Cornelia Marie as danger strikes the Wizard when a crew member gets caught in the line.
Air Date: 2011-04-26
- 4 Breaking Point
A serious injury forces a crew member to his bunk after the crane breaks on the Kodiak, while the Seabrooke's greenhorn has a mental breakdown.
Air Date: 2011-05-03
- 5 A Wing and a Prayer
A deckhand falls asleep at the wheel and sends the boat towards a fleet of vessels.
Air Date: 2011-05-10
- 6 Exit Wounds
In the midst of a rough King Crab season, a mutiny transpires on the Cornelia Marie while mental and physical breakdowns plague the crew of the Kodiak.
Air Date: 2011-05-17
- 7 Thick as Thieves
The police are called in after a confrontation on the Cornelia Marie while an injury onboard the Ramblin' Rose causes the rookie skipper to have a change of heart.
Air Date: 2011-05-24
- 8 Graduation Day
The King Crab Season closes with a fierce arctic storm, a spectacular prank on the Northwestern by the crew of the Time Bandit and the departure of one of the fleet's most revered fishermen.
Air Date: 2011-05-31
- 9 Sea Change
Massive change strikes every returning boat as Opilio season begins. Edgar finally says farewell to the Northwestern, a new captain boards the Cornelia Marie and the entire fleet is shut down by an epic arctic storm.
Air Date: 2011-06-07
- 10 Frontier Medicine
The fleet battles a devastating arctic hurricane as the focus shifts from fishing to survival; the captains consider drastic measures as the ice and injuries pile up.
Air Date: 2011-06-14
- 11 Birds, Bones and Blood
A crewman's nose gets broken on the Northwestern; the Ramblin' Rose takes a gamble as a winter storm rips through the crab-fishing grounds; danger at the dock for the Time Bandit.
Air Date: 2011-06-21
- 12 It's Not All Mai Tais and Yahtzee
A loose pot causes havoc on the Kodiak; a Seabrooke crewman is nearly crushed by ice and the new skipper of the Cornelia Marie courts mutiny when his new string comes up lean.
Air Date: 2011-06-28
- 13 Pirate School
A captain and deckhand clash on the Cornelia Marie over a crippling lack of bait, while skipper Elliott Neese attempts to fix a possible season-ending breakdown and the Time Bandit's soft-spoken greenhorn goes to the Hillstrands' Pirate School.
Air Date: 2011-07-05
- 14 The Island
Offloading crab in the treacherous waters off St. Paul island proves a daunting task as a harbor surge snaps lines on the Wizard and the Seabrooke loses a crew member.
Air Date: 2011-07-12
- 15 I Smell a Nightmare
As the Opilio season winds down exhaustion causes tempers to boil over on the Time Bandit; the skippers of the Seabrooke and the Cornelia Marie both suffer injuries.
Air Date: 2011-07-19
- 16 Mohawks and Madness, Goodness and Gladness
The Seabrooke captain fights a painful illness; the Cornelia Marie returns from what could be its final season as the Harris brothers mull over who will run the boat and the Northwestern exacts some revenge.
Air Date: 2011-07-26
- 17 Behind the scenes