Gold Rush: White Water

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Gold Rush: White Water
Starring
  • Dustin Hurt
  • "Dakota" Fred Hurt
  • Paul Richardson
  • Wes Richardson
  • Carlos Minor
  • Rich Webster
  • Casey Morgan
Narrated byBray Poor
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes21 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)Dimitri Doganis, James Bates
Production location(s)Chilkat Range, Haines Borough, Alaska
Running timeapprox. 45 minutes
Production company(s)Raw TV
Release
Original networkDiscovery Channel
Picture format1080i 16:9
Original releaseJanuary 19, 2018 (2018-01-19) –
present
Chronology
Preceded byGold Rush
Related showsGold Rush, Gold Rush: Dave Turin's Lost Mine, Bering Sea Gold, Flying Wild Alaska
External links
Website

Gold Rush: White Water is a reality television series that airs on the Discovery Channel. A spin-off of Gold Rush, the series follows placer gold miners Dustin Hurt and his father "Dakota" Fred Hurt, returning to McKinley Creek in Haines Borough, Alaska, seeking their fortune by suction dredge diving within its raging waters.

Cast[edit]

Current Cast:

Seasons Name Details
1 – present Dustin Hurt Gold miner, claim owner, carpenter, fabricator, dredge diver; Fred Hurt's son, one of "The Dakota Boys"
1 – present "Dakota" Fred Hurt Gold miner, fabricator, diver with 15 years' experience, dredge diver; Dustin Hurt's father, one of "The Dakota Boys"
1 – present Paul Richardson Diver, dredge diver; brother of Wes Richardson, one of "The Texans"
1 – present Wes Richardson Fabricator, gold cleaner; brother of Paul Richardson, one of "The Texans"
1 – present Carlos Minor Professional diver with 13 years diving in the U.S. Marines and 15 years' oil platform diving experience in the Gulf of Mexico, dredge diver; season 1 representative of Todd Hoffman
2 – present Rich Webster 5 years experience as a U.S. Army mechanic, electronics expert, 5 years experience suction gold dredge diving in Alaska; diver, dredge diver, gold cleaner
2 – present Casey Morgan Arizona gold miner with 10 years experience suction gold dredge diving, diver, dredge diver; friend of Fred Hurt

Minor / Former Cast Members:

Seasons Name Details
1 – present Jennifer 'Jen' Hurt, née Sheets Fred Hurt's fiancée, then wife[1]; season 2 McKinley Camp cook
1 – 2 Danielle Miller Dustin Hurt's girlfriend; Hurt–Sheets wedding guest, Minor wedding guest
1 Zack Sheets General laborer; Jen Hurt's son, Fred Hurt's step-son, Dustin's step-brother
1 Todd Hoffman Claim investor with $50,000 invested
1 Hudson Hoffman One of Todd Hoffman's sons
1 Tony Beets Hurt family friend; Hurt–Sheets wedding guest
1 Minnie Beets Hurt family friend; Hurt–Sheets wedding guest
1 Darla Hurt Eldest daughter of "Dakota" Fred and sister of Dustin, Hurt–Sheets wedding guest
1 Pastor Hurt Fred's eldest son and Dustin's older brother; Hurt–Sheets wedding celebrant
2 Mary Wilcock Helicopter pilot, aerial long-line cargo hauler
2 Teresa Garcia Minor Carlos Minor's wife
2 Kayla Sheets Paul Richardson's fiancé, Jen Hurt's daughter, Fred Hurt's step-daughter, Dustin's step-sister; Minor wedding guest
2 Dennis Johnson Psychic, friend of Wes Richardson

Episodes[edit]

Season 1[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date U.S. viewers
(millions)
11"Between Craziness & Insanity"January 19, 2018 (2018-01-19)1.93 [2]
22"First Gold"January 26, 2018 (2018-01-26)2.04 [3]
33"Dredge Down"February 2, 2018 (2018-02-02)2.01 [4]
44"Boulder Battles"February 16, 2018 (2018-02-16)1.81 [5]
55"Inland Tsunami"February 23, 2018 (2018-02-23)1.76 [6]
66"Hypothermia"March 2, 2018 (2018-03-02)1.67 [7]
77"The Graboid"March 15, 2018 (2018-03-15)N/A
88"End of Days"March 22, 2018 (2018-03-22)N/A
99"Hidden Depths"March 23, 2018 (2018-03-23)1.25 [8]

Season 2[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date U.S. viewers
(millions)
10Special"The Dakota's vs Alaska"December 28, 2018 (2018-12-28)N/A
111"The Dakota's Strike Back"January 4, 2019 (2019-01-04)N/A
122"Burned Alive"January 11, 2019 (2019-01-11)N/A
133"When Bears Attack"January 18, 2019 (2019-01-18)N/A
144"Too Close For Comfort"January 25, 2019 (2019-01-25)N/A
155"The Nugget Trap"February 1, 2019 (2019-02-01)N/A
166"McKinley, We Have A Problem"February 8, 2019 (2019-02-08)N/A
177"Sacrifice & Sabotage"February 15, 2019 (2019-02-15)N/A
188"Landslide"February 22, 2019 (2019-02-22)N/A
199"The Widow Maker"March 1, 2019 (2019-03-01)N/A
2010"Gold Strike"March 8, 2019 (2019-03-08)N/A
2111"TBC"March 22, 2019 (2019-03-22)N/A

Locations[edit]

  • McKinley Creek Claim (Chilkat Range, Alaska, United States; seasons 1–2) — owned by Dustin Hurt
  • Cahoon Creek Claim (Chilkat Range, Alaska, United States; seasons 2–3) — owned by Dustin Hurt
  • Two Fish Claim (Cahoon Creek, Chilkat Range, Alaska, United States; season 3) — owned by "Dakota" Fred Hurt
McKinley Camp
Chilkat Range, Alaska, United States
Porcupine Creek Mine Base Camp
Haines Borough, Alaska, United States

Haines, Alaska, United States

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Georgia Makitalo, "Gold Rush Dakota Boys Return For A New Gold Series White Water", Inquisitr, December 14, 2017
  2. ^ Welch, Alex (January 22, 2018). "Friday Cable Ratings". TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on January 23, 2018. Retrieved December 31, 2018.
  3. ^ Welch, Alex (January 29, 2018). "Friday Cable Ratings". TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on January 30, 2018. Retrieved December 31, 2018.
  4. ^ Welch, Alex (February 5, 2018). "Friday Cable Ratings". TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on February 6, 2018. Retrieved December 31, 2018.
  5. ^ Welch, Alex (February 20, 2018). "Friday Cable Ratings". TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on February 21, 2018. Retrieved December 31, 2018.
  6. ^ Welch, Alex (February 26, 2018). "Friday Cable Ratings". TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on February 27, 2018. Retrieved December 31, 2018.
  7. ^ Welch, Alex (March 5, 2018). "Friday Cable Ratings". TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on March 6, 2018. Retrieved December 31, 2018.
  8. ^ Welch, Alex (March 26, 2018). "Friday Cable Ratings". TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on March 27, 2018. Retrieved December 31, 2018.

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