As winter descends in the mountains, Jake’s first lion hunt ends in a near-deadly dust up; Tom and Nancy face a surge in the local coyote population; Jason comes face to face with a marauding black bear; Mike fights predators on land and sea to secure some fish for the winter; and Josh Kirk hunts down a deer for the larder.
Eustace and Raleigh try to restore an antique buzz saw; Tom takes on a massive new dugout canoe project; Jake’s quest for winter meat takes him on a dangerous high-altitude hunt; Kidd and Harry race against a winter storm to round up rogue cattle; and Mike competes with a giant Kodiak bear to score his salmon supply for winter.
Tom and Sean brave the bitter cold in search of better trapping grounds; Jake seeks revenge on the lion that injured his hound; Eustace and Raleigh struggle to fix a storm-damaged bridge that connects Turtle Island to the world outside; Mary forges her first Ozark blade; and Josh loses a bison to a pack of hungry wolves.
Jason's bladesmithing business suffers a critical setback when his hand is badly cut on the job; Jake's latest lion hunt turns into a rescue mission when he discovers his dogs are on a collision course with a pack of wolves; Kidd and Harry break a colt for a backcountry client; and Josh salvages all he can from a bison that was killed by wolves.
Mike's bear scout turns into an alpine goat hunt; Jake brings in the big dogs to settle an old score with a problem lion; Tom and Sean check beaver sets to see if their new trapping grounds will pay off; Jason leans on the family to overcome a looming deadline and a broken hand; and Kidd and Harry run a backcountry gauntlet to deliver a young horse to a remote buyer.
Jake tracks a dangerous mother lion and her young; Kidd and Harry go on the offensive against a pack of coyotes that is targeting their cattle; Eustace and Raleigh track a rogue black bear that's been raiding a neighbor's home.
Mike returns to the bear-infested crags of Kodiak to reclaim his mountain goat kill; Jason hunts down a wild hog to feed his family; Kidd and Harry blow up a beaver dam to save their water supply; Josh goes on the offensive against wolves.
Jake's second mountain lion chase in the Ruby Valley leaves him cliffed out; Eustace and Raleigh turn scrap steel into pure profit; Kidd sets off on a whitewater excursion unlike any other; and Jason picks up the pieces after a storm drops a tree.
Jake's latest mountain lion chase leads him to an angry bear; Tom and Jack take on a commission to build an ancient atlatl; Jason builds a steel trap to keep the area's wild hogs in check; Kidd transforms a large wooden boat into a summer cabin.
Kidd and Harry are sent into a dangerous free fall by a freak ATV accident; Jake goes on ranch patrol to protect newborn calves; Nancy gives Tom the surprise of a lifetime; Josh attempts to wrangle a feral horse.
Josh goes panning for gold in a quest to unearth the West's greatest treasure; Eustace fights to save his land, but must say goodbye to an old friend; Jason returns to the forge, putting his injured hand to the test.
Josh hits the jackpot; Tom puts his handmade dugout canoe to the test; Jake makes his last stand against a massive predator; Eustace sees his dream of keeping his new land go up in flames; Kidd and Harry secure their future in the mountains.
As the spring melt sweeps the mountains, Jake sets his sights on bagging a black bear for the larder; Eustace and Raleigh race against time and weather to plant crops; Mike sets out to harvest a bounty from the Gulf of Alaska; Kidd and Harry drop and haul lumber for their ranch; and Jason puts his homestead expansion on hold when a tornado comes crashing through.
Mike flies into the Kodiak backcountry in search of rich bear hunting grounds; Jason rushes to complete a barn before his new herd of goats arrive; Kidd and Harry hunt down the bear that attacked their cattle; Josh creates a water supply for his growing herd of bison; and Jake turns his bear kill into food stores and profit.
Kidd and Harry go toe to toe with a one-ton bull; Eustace and Raleigh dig deep for Turtle Island's food stores; Mike braves the Kodiak interior on a bear scouting mission; Jason schools his two oldest kids on fishing and survival in the Ozarks; and Jake leads his hounds through a pulse-pounding training day.
Mike escapes the bear-ridden Kodiak interior on foot; Josh does battle with a prairie dog colony; Jason takes his kids' outdoor survival lessons to new extremes; Kidd and Harry sacrifice one of their cattle for the greater good of the herd.