"Secret Weapons" is the third episode of Season 3 and the 29th overall. It originally aired on November 9, 2012.
After finding out that their new claim has too much mud to mine, Todd and Dave talk to claim owner Greg McNeal to get the part of the claim with good gold they originally mined. After little discussion he agrees to let them mine the lower portion of the claim where they discovered the gold. With a deal made, Dave and his crew begin to mine. However, Todd believes his washplant is losing gold, and destroys it and leaves it by the road. However, he discovers his new washplant is still weeks away from being ready.
In Porcupine Creek, "Dakota" Fred and Dustin Hurt begin to mine with two new miners, a man and a woman. However, Fred discovers that the male miner is taking medication and operating heavy machinery, so Fred asks him to leave.
After an argument with a member, Parker sets a goal of $40,000 for the week. At the end of the week, he gets 25oz of gold which is at his goal of $40,000, more than half of all of his last year's gold.