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Cold River Cash

Season 1
2022TV-14
On the riverbanks of Maine, three teams of fishermen vie for an elusive but lucrative catch -- baby American eels, cashing in at $2,000 a pound. With a six-figure salary at stake, the competition is fierce as they seek out a slippery pot of gold.
Starring
Dana HoleChris HoleKen Cornelison
Genres
AdventureDocumentary
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English
Season 1 leaves discovery+ in 44 hours

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  1. 1. Welcome to Eel Country
    January 2, 2014
    42min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    The spring eel season arrives, but coastal Maine is plagued by winter weather. Three teams of fishermen, The Eelinators, The Maineiacs, and The Grinders, face challenges as frigid waters fill their familiar fishing holes.
    Leaves discovery+ in 44 hours
  2. 2. Eel or No Eel
    December 26, 2013
    42min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Tensions heat up between The Eelinators and The Grinders as they compete in close quarters. Then, The Maineiacs are confronted with invading fishermen who threaten to deplete their haul at their long-time turf.
    Leaves discovery+ in 44 hours
  3. 3. More Money, More Problems
    January 16, 2014
    42min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    The rivalry intensifies as Lester Toothaker from The Grinders resorts to voodoo to curse The Eelinators and help his team haul in nearly $16,000. Then, rumors of late-night robberies lead the fishermen to take extra precautions.
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  4. 4. Elver Fever
    November 2, 2014
    42min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Foul weather is no friend to the fishermen as a cold snap hits coastal Maine. The Grinders copy The Eelinators and try to recreate special nets that catch eels in deep water, but they struggle with their knockoff.
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  5. 5. Split Decisions
    October 13, 2022
    42min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Halfway through the fishing season, the Eelinators go on the hunt for eels far from home and hit the jackpot. Then, The Grinders' Lester uses a didgeridoo as a last ditch effort to summon the elvers into local waters.
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  6. 6. Bangor or Bust
    October 13, 2022
    42min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Rumors of huge hauls lure the teams to Bangor, Maine, where they battle for turf on a big river packed with fishermen. The Grinders and Maineiacs split on strategy and come up short, while the Eelinators score big.
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  7. 7. Home Sweet Home
    October 13, 2022
    42min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Beaten down by Bangor, Maine, and back on home turf, the teams contend with the highest tide of spring, and scramble to catch with time running out.
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  8. 8. Cashed Out
    October 13, 2022
    42min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    As the clock ticks down on eel season, The Maineiacs make risky choices in hopes of scoring a sizable last haul, while The Eelinators find new ways to bring in money.
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Network
discovery plus Call of the Wild
Supporting actors
Mike BradleyLester ToothakerJustin JordanLee LeavittChad JordanJason Leavitt