Million Dollar Catch

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  • 2008
  • 1 Season

This documentary series focuses on the crews of four fishing vessels as they battle the elements on the high seas in search of crayfish. Millions of dollars hang in the balance if they cannot secure their crayfish quota in time, and these fishermen face the constant challenge of rough weather, high seas, accidents, shark-infested waters, crew members being washed overboard, and mechanical trouble with their boats.

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Seasons
Final Call
10. Final Call
December 1, 2008
The race is on for the southern crayfishermen to land their last catches of the season, before the prices drop for good.
The Hermits
9. The Hermits
December 1, 2008
Rewi meets a hermit, Storm makes a leap of faith and John pulls up some monsters from the deep.
Work Hard, Play Hard
8. Work Hard, Play Hard
December 1, 2008
As exhaustion sets in, Vaughn and Jayce reach breaking point, while Graham has big problems with his new boat.
Market Mayhem
7. Market Mayhem
December 1, 2008
Dave and Colin battle bad weather as they chase their most crucial load yet, while John and his crew face tangled pots and plummeting prices.
Tough Luck
6. Tough Luck
December 1, 2008
Rewi and Storm battle the weather and stuck Cray pots to try to land a big catch, Shannon and his crew fish rough seas with bad hangovers, and Slade goes house-hunting in Invercargill.
Party Time
5. Party Time
December 1, 2008
Vaughn takes a huge gamble as he chases top dollar for his crayfish, and Rex is determined to bring the All Blacks to deepest darkest Fiordland.
The Rescue
4. The Rescue
December 1, 2008
Rewi faces a big dilemma go after a valuable haul of crayfish or rescue a mate in distress. Dave attempts a daring air lift at sea and John's catch is in danger at the local fish factory
Predators
3. Predators
December 1, 2008
A wounded Slade struggles to catch crayfish with his arm in plaster, Christian dives for paua in shark-infested waters while Jayce wrestles with a shark on deck
Storm Brewing
2. Storm Brewing
December 1, 2008
A storm is brewing in the South Island, but rookie skipper Rewi Bull and "Dangerous Dave" are determined to catch crayfish no matter what...
The Race
1. The Race
December 1, 2008
Extreme southern fishermen battle serious injury, rogue waves and jammed pots as they race to get crayfish to the Chinese market while the price is high.
Description

This documentary series focuses on the crews of four fishing vessels as they battle the elements on the high seas in search of crayfish. Millions of dollars hang in the balance if they cannot secure their crayfish quota in time, and these fishermen face the constant challenge of rough weather, high seas, accidents, shark-infested waters, crew members being washed overboard, and mechanical trouble with their boats.

  • Premiere Date
    December 1, 2008