Ashley injures her ankle during a catch, leaving Paul in a vulnerable position with a feisty gator. Meanwhile, the interview process to replace a departed team member continues, but suffers from a lack of suitable candidates.
Paul works solo saving gators when Jimmy's too busy running the restaurant and attending road shows, forcing the latter to so some soul-searching and make an important decision that could change their partnership forever.
A call about an 11-foot gator puts Paul and Jimmy on high alert, but they begin to wonder if it's a good idea to bring along a 12-year-old volunteer. Meanwhile, Jimmy searches for a barbecue sauce for his restaurant, and asks the staff to be taste testers.
Scott and Tre get lost in the Everglades on an airboat that's low on fuel. Meanwhile, Paul and Jimmy help rescue animals from rising floodwaters, but learn that donkeys can be harder to manage than gators.