About The Show

Meet the ingenious Americans who prove they're not afraid to roll up their sleeves and get their hands dirty to make a living. Whether catching eels on the Delaware River, digging for bloodworms in the mudflats of Maine or scouring forests for edible mushrooms, one thing is constant: these mavericks must rely on their own strength and determination to forge a living.

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Big Money Burls
They form on tree roots, trunks and branches as a result of abnormal cell development, and yield wood prized for its beauty and rarity. Watch Big Money Burl on Filthy Riches.
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Eels - Did you know?
Can you swim backwards? Eels can. Watch The Eel King on Filthy Riches.
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What is Ginseng?
One of the most popular herbal remedies in the world today, but what is it? Learn about those who hunt this prized plant on Filthy Riches.
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Mushrooms: Did you know?
A common ingredient in everyday cooking, but also a deadly fungus - how much do you know about mushrooms? Learn even more about the 'Shroom Biz' on Filthy Riches.
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Worms: Did you know?
Did you know a bloodworm can grow to 15" long? And be careful, they travel in schools. Watch the War of Worms on Filthy Riches

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