But to get to and from Gator Heaven, they must first go through hell. Ron's puppy, Gunnar, finally gets his chance to prove himself and Dorien faces his biggest challenge yet. Troy and Clint, with 18 out of 470 tags remaining, and R. But not only is Jessica still acting like a greenhorn, they are also facing someone stealing the gators that they snagged on their lines, forcing them to go the best spot they were saving for last -- Crow's Foot -- weeks early. While running lines, Troy finds several hooks with the bait twisted off of them.
But it is a task that becomes impossible when Tonya finds out that the turtles were. Liz and Kristi also continue the hunt as well, but they suffer a setback when the sights on Liz's rifle were off, leading to Liz using her backup weapon - a hand gun. No, not that kind of swamp people. But in order to get there, they had to trek across land. And while there are still gators to be caught, the hunters have other tasks that need to be done -- tasks that they normally do outside of gator season.
Daniel tries out a new deckhand. Junior and Douggie are on their hunt, though Junior's back injury may bring the day -- and the season -- to an early end. Jay is no doubt slaying the Hollywood charm and grace with his cuteness, coquettish sex appeal and cragginess. One team burns sage to help them break their streak of bad luck. But Junior and Willie's efforts were slowed down when they had to rescue a pack of hunting dogs and a cow from the swamp, causing precious time to be lost.
Liz and Kristi decide to try the same, and hunt on land, only to find the process time consuming. The water in the basin is higher than it has ever been, pushing the monsters into inaccessible back ponds and woods. He along with his brother, Mitchell was filmed hunting and fishing in the show along with several other Louisiana native Alligator hunters. Cameras follow members of this fiercely independent group as they struggle to preserve their way of life in the Atchafalaya Basin during the most important time of the year for them: alligator-hunting season. The tides are running abnormally high, and the gator hunters use it to their advantage to hunt gators in waters that were otherwise inaccessible, where the potential of catching large gators are great. Troy does battle with a poacher, as Willie risks it all to get the biggest gator he's ever hooked. The gators have also moved to other areas, due to salt water intrusion, leading to R.
All photos are from the Swamp People Facebook page. Holden struggles to shed bad habits, and Chase returns to his careless ways. Jacob and Chase have a surprise encounter fishing in their backyard. And a new Native American team, Roger Rivers and Johny Tenner, hunt the swamps near the western Louisiana town of , searching for a snapping turtle that could bring the duo good luck for the season ahead. And Glenn and Mitchell fish for gar and gives some of their smoked catch to their sister, Tonya -- on the condition that she cooks them some turtle sauce piquant, using the turtles that they caught.
Also: Willie is captaining his own boat, but when Willie reaches his first line he realizes he's brought along the oldest shotgun in the arsenal. And Austyn and Blake go hunting for gators for Troy's buyer, but the gator they were after has popped several of their lines. Joe and Tommy are fighting. The 'Swamp People' featured in this History channel series are the proud descendants of French Canadian refugees who settled in the swamp region of Louisiana in the 18th century. Jacob continues the hunt as well, but finds himself short-handed without Chase, who was recovering at home after getting a hook stuck in his foot. Despite working with his father, Edwards would often go separately, using his own boat.
Jacob and Chase go to a , where a levee separates it from the rest of the swamp, preventing cooler water from entering. Summary No, not that kind of swamp people. Also: Bruce and Ron's bad luck continue when not only a dam made of Roseau cane was blocking the way, but Bruce's family's fishing camp, where the prize honey hole is located, was literally wiped out by Hurricane Isaac. Then: Glenn and Mitchell are in the mood for for supper, so they head into the swamp to hunt squirrels. Liz and Kristi go to Monster Marsh, where Liz had a close brush with death 10 years ago. However, the audience agrees that Willie still has a lot to learn from his father. And Troy and Clint resume their own hunt, still facing 45 tags in two days, and Troy aims for 30 gators today.
And when gators weren't biting in the still-cold waters, R. The Landrys split back up, with Troy and Chase hunting in the Bayou aux Allemands, an area accessible only by boat and lightly hunted. Once the season is over, the participants return to their everyday activities and jobs. To get there—across rough terrain in remote corners of the swamp—they'll use a secret weapon: an airboat. This led Troy and Brandon, and T-Roy and Bigfoot to find other places to hunt, trying not to step on each other. While Chase was away on personal business, Troy enlists his nephew, Holden, to help him out with the hunting, but as he's practically a greenhorn, Troy worries that Holden may do more harm than good for the season.
With Troy and Guy snagging smaller-sized gators, the brothers start to encroach on the territory of their fellow hunter, Junior Edwards. To rid the fishing grounds of the menace, they enlist Willy and Randy's help. Down south, Daniel Edgar is facing his own battle as he attempts to take down a foe that has haunted him for years. Meanwhile, Brothers Glenn and Mitchell Guist, born and raised on the bayou, are hunting and fishing, with a unique way of getting business done. Gerard and Frenchy are said to be likable and good-hearted in real life as well.