Original air date: June 3, 2014
Junior is about to have his back operation while the rest of the fleet try to fill their quota. A United States Coast Guard rescue turns deadly when a Coastie conducting small boat operations from cutter Waesche is gravely injured in the rescue of the Alaska Mist and her crew. The Cape Caution completes its Bairdai season, and Captain Bill summarily fires Kelly, who leaves Dutch knowing he is facing imprisonment when he returns to Alabama. Elliott puts off checking into rehab in Taos, New Mexico until the very end.