The Bering Sea has long been a battleground for daring gold miners, and in the latest episode of “Bering Sea Gold,” Shawn Pomrenke, also known as Mr. Gold, unveils his ambitious plan to dominate Nome’s gold scene. Here’s a glimpse into the riveting adventure of Shawn and his revamped vessel, the Myrtle Irene.

 

A Dream of Dominance:

s the sun sets on the first half of summer, Shawn Pomrenke sets his sights on realizing his dream of Nome domination. The revamped Myrtle Irene is his weapon of choice, and the stakes are high as he aims for record-breaking gold numbers.

A Costly Redesign:

Shawn has spared no expense in redesigning the Myrtle Irene. With a ton of money invested and a handshake deal with his father to buy out the business for $1.5 million, Shawn takes a financial plunge. The redesigned vessel, costing half a million dollars more than planned, promises to be a game-changer.

Unearthing Untouched Gold:

The Myrtle Irene isn’t just a revamped vessel; it’s a technological marvel. Capable of reaching depths beyond 30 feet, it ventures into unexplored territory, aiming for gold that no other excavator barge has touched before. It’s a bold move, and the excitement is palpable as the crew prepares for a night of digging.

The Moment of Truth:

The first night of digging with the Myrtle Irene is filled with anticipation. Shawn’s extensive redesign pays off as they hit the deepest stretches of the beach line. The Myrtle, equipped with a lowered wash plant and a second sluice box, is a force to be reckoned with. The crew is determined to strike gold and make Shawn’s investment worthwhile.

117 Ounces: A Solid Start:

After a night of hard work, the moment of truth arrives. The crew weighs their haul, and the results are impressive – 117 ounces of gold, valued at $234,000. While it’s a significant chunk of change, it’s just the beginning for Shawn Pomrenke, who has set his sights on accumulating $3 million to fund his three-pronged plan for Nome’s gold industry.

In the world of “Bering Sea Gold,” where fortunes are made and lost with each dive, Shawn Pomrenke’s quest for dominance is a captivating journey. The Myrtle Irene’s redesigned prowess and the 117-ounce gold haul are only the opening chapters of what promises to be an exhilarating season in Nome’s icy waters.

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