In the Season 8 premiere, Todd and Parker make a $100,000 bet over who will get the most gold this season; Tony sets sail up the Yukon River to revive his second monster dredge; and Parker makes a deal on new ground that leads to a dramatic showdown with Tony.
Todd interferes with his son Hunter's wash-plant, creating tension in their relationship. Parker tries to maneuver a 150-foot super conveyor while Tony needs dredge one to deliver gold, but frozen ice may derail his plans.
Parker Schnabel fights rising floodwaters to save his cut; Hunter Hoffman makes a bold decision shut down his operation and his father's. Tony Beets takes a convoy of military trucks on a treacherous journey to hunt down parts for his monster dredge.