As the thaw comes to an end, the last-minute push to prepare for winter means the pressure is building. The Hailstones have one last opportunity to score a catch of summer salmon. For Andy and Kate Bassich, the coming wrath of winter has turned their focus to building a cabin. Erik and Martha Salitan's quest for food hits a snag when shallow waters stall their harvest plans and leave them with a burning boat motor. Mechanical failure puts Sue Aiken's camp at risk. Sue and her clients are left with no power and no means of communication.