Swords: Life on the Line - Season 2

Tuesday 9:00 PM on Discovery Channel Premiered Aug 11, 2009 Between Seasons


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Episode Guide

  • 10/12/10
    The crews hope for big fish and big money on their final haulbacks of the season. Back in port, the Bjorn 2 deals with their medical emergencies; Chomps deals with crew jumping ship; and a demoted Slick wonders if he will return to the captain's chair.
  • 10/5/10
    Supplies are low, fish few, and luck bad. The Bjorn 2 must fish short-handed when Deckhand Dave goes overboard and Capt. Linda is forced from the deck when her hand accidentally gets caught in the hauling block.
  • Trapped
    Episode 8
    Capt. Scotty's gable doesn't pay off. His gear becomes tangled in traps, the line snapping and whipping deckhand Brian. Capt. Chomps' luck is looking up until a line fouls the Big Eye's propeller. It's dead in the water, and Hurricane Ida is approaching.
  • 9/21/10
    Boat and crew member frustrations stymie the Bjorn 2. Greenhorn Don decides to take sewing up his head wound into his own hands, literally. Stress causes Capt. Slick to blow his stack. Later, he's demoted when the boat owner decides to take over the helm.
  • Man Overboard!
    Episode 6
    On the second trip, fishing is poorer and weather is no better. The Big Eye heads south to safer waters, but the job is still as dangerous -- as greenhorn Don finds out when he goes overboard into sharky waters.
  • 9/7/10
    Capt. Linda rides out the storm in port, while Capt. Scotty debates high prices vs. hurricane-force winds to decide whether docking is just too dangerous. Out at sea, the storm is fouling gear and tempers.
  • 8/31/10
    Fish holds are filled or filling fast. The Big Eye survives the storm, but more than just fish leave Capt. Chomp's boat when they reach port. Capt. Slick forgives and forgets Lemy's mistake when their new problem becomes finding more space to stuff fish.
  • Turf War
    Episode 3
    The Frances Anne's gear is all "sharked up", and a deckhand's mistake almost costs them the fish they already have in the hold. Eagle Eye 2 is defending its turf when deckhand Fox is knocked to the deck. Capt. Chomps clashes with another captain.
  • Deckhands Down
    Episode 2
    Capt. "Slick" and his young guns join the fishing grounds. Capt. Linda's crew is dropping like flies after bad luck and injuries. Blue sharks are Capt. Scotty's bane but sharktagger Lisa's boon. Chomps questions his decision to come to the Grand Banks.
  • 8/10/10
    Season 2 begins with Capt. Scotty crowded out of his favorite fishing spot and legendary Capt. Linda vowing to find fish this year or retire for good. His deckhand brother's medical bills puts Capt. Chomps in the red before they can even leave the dock.