In the farthest corner of Louisiana lies the nation's largest swamp - a hidden world where nature rules... and man fights back. The Cajuns that live in this forbidding environment follow a tradition dating back three hundred years - the thirty day alligator hunting season.
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Season 1History | History | Rent or Buy
S01 E01Aug 23, 2010
Big Head Bites It Aug 23, 2010 Welcome to one of America's last frontiers: the wild swamplands of Southern Louisiana, a place whose history stretches back to the 17th century. It's the start of the most exciting and dangerous time of year for the swampers, the month-long alligator season.
S01 E02Aug 30, 2010
Houdini's Last Escape Aug 30, 2010 Troy enters one of the most mysterious hunting grounds in the swamp: the ominous cypress groves, in search of a monster gator that's escaped his traps for years. Meanwhile, Junior enters a different kind of foreign territory as he reluctantly hosts the ultimate greenhorn, an Italian leather buyer.
S01 E03Sep 6, 2010
Troy's Gamble Sep 6, 2010 Troy desperately needs to find a new honey hole, a corner of the bayou teeming with gators. He thinks he's found one, but the rights to hunt it will cost him a lot of cash. He takes the risk--but will it pay off? Meanwhile, Joe and Tommy contend with their own greenhorn, a landlubber named Bud.
S01 E04Sep 13, 2010
Cannibal Gator Sep 13, 2010 Alligators are among the most territorial of animals, and won't hesitate to eat smaller gators that wander into their feeding grounds. Joe and Tommy come up against the notorious cannibal gator they call "Godzilla," when they discover smaller gators on their bait lines scarred with bite marks.
S01 E05Sep 20, 2010
Force of Nature Sep 20, 2010 A cold spell is coming, one that could drive gators into early hibernation, ending the season early. It's a race against time as every gator hunter in the gulf tries to beat the storm.
S01 E06Sep 27, 2010
Family Feuds Sep 27, 2010 It's halfway through the grueling alligator season and the stress is taking a toll on families throughout the swamp. Joe and Tommy are fighting... and even Troy is frustrated. Meanwhile, nuisance gator hunter Howard McCrea is tracking a deadly gator.
Season 2History | Rent or Buy
S02 E01Apr 1, 2011
Gator Gauntlet Apr 1, 2011 As a new gator season begins in Southern Louisiana, hunters across the state return to the swamp with more on the line than ever before. Legendary Gator Hunter Troy Landry is back with his son Jacob. Junior Edwards and son Willie have more tags than ever before. To accommodate the increase in tags, Junior's team begins their hunt with a much larger boat.
S02 E02Apr 8, 2011
Hunter or Hunted? Apr 8, 2011 Only a few days into gator season, Troy Landry and his son Jacob have over 300 tags remaining. With hopes of picking up the pace, they head toward a new honey hole--an area with evidence of many large gators. R.J. and his son J. Paul soon find evidence of a destructive gator...a bulldozer that is ripping up the banks. They set out to capture "Dozer.
S02 E03Apr 15, 2011
Shooting Wild Apr 15, 2011 With new challengers on the swamp, the race to catch the biggest gators quickly has never been tougher. But more speed means more danger. Legendary Cajun Troy Landry, and his son Jacob, are struggling. Without their old sharpshooter Clint, the gator count is beginning to lag, and the boys are growing more and more frustrated.
S02 E04Apr 22, 2011
First Mates Apr 22, 2011 This season, Troy has been hunting without his longtime helper Clint, and the boys have struggled, falling behind last year's pace. Determined to get back on track, Troy enlists the help of a local sharpshooter...a lady gator hunter named Liz Cavalier. Renegade Gator Hunter Bruce Mitchell hunts alone...that is if you don't count his partner/dog Tyler.
S02 E05Apr 29, 2011
Hot Pursuit Apr 29, 2011 Legendary Cajun Troy Landry has hired lady gator hunter Liz Cavalier and on her first day, Liz showed her skills, but there are still a lot of gators to catch. Today, Troy's hoping to bag 25 gators, to get back on pace. R.J. and J. Paul have been making their mark as the new hunters on the swamp, and they have captured an impressive gator count so far.
S02 E06May 6, 2011
Dark Waters May 6, 2011 After a rough start to the season, Troy is back in the groove, and on pace to fill his 320 tags. His new sharpshooter Liz has been a large part of his success. But on the swamp, things can change in a heartbeat. During a capture, Liz is injured...and Troy's momentum is suddenly in doubt. Bruce has always hunted solo in the swamp.
S02 E07May 13, 2011
Deadly Skies May 13, 2011 As a severe storm nears Southern Louisiana, the hunters are preparing for the worst. With his sharpshooter Liz still recovering from an injury, Troy and Jacob pit themselves against the gnarly weather. Troy uses an old Cajun strategy, employing a special bait to lure the gators despite the storm. Joe and Tommy are not on the same page.
Season 3History | Rent or Buy
S03 E01Feb 10, 2012
Gator Gold Rush Feb 10, 2012 It's day one of the thirty-day alligator-hunting season in Louisiana. This year prices are 30% higher, and with big bucks on the line, a Gator Gold rush is about to begin. Troy Landry has a plan to cash in; reuniting with 20-year partner Clint and running a second boat with son Jacob at the helm. With 430 tags, more than ever before, he's determined to retain his crown.
S03 E02Feb 17, 2012
No Guts, No Gator Feb 17, 2012 In Southern Louisiana the Gator Gold Rush is in full swing. Buyers are paying top dollar for alligators, and Troy has a plan to get his share. He's taking a special boat called a "Gator Tail" to an old family honey hole. But when he encounters an unexpected obstacle, he risks it all to fill his boat.
S03 E03Feb 24, 2012
Divide to Conquer Feb 24, 2012 Day three of the month-long alligator season in Louisiana finds the hunters working at a frantic pace to fill their tags. King of the Swamp, Troy Landry and Master hunter, Junior Edwards are following identical strategies; by putting their sons on a second boat with a specific mission: Catch Big Gators.
S03 E04Mar 2, 2012
Monster Marsh Mar 2, 2012 Tommy is on his own for the first time in his career. His step dad Joe wrecked his back while wrangling gators, so now Tommy must carry the load all by himself. Veteran Bruce Mitchell, his sidekick Tyler and their new sharpshooter Ron are hoping for another big day. To fill the boat, Bruce will move their hunt to a remote bog known as Stinky Bayou.
S03 E05Mar 9, 2012
Avenged Mar 9, 2012 As the end of week one comes to a close hunters are faced with new challenges. Troy makes a shocking discovery, a monster gator is feeding dangerously close to his home. To protect his family, he and his boys set out to do battle with the monster in a tiny boat and come face-to-face with disaster.
S03 E06Mar 16, 2012
Treebreaker 2 Mar 16, 2012 In Houma, R.J. and Jay Paul are headed to an area known as the Hive. Every beehive has a queen bee...and the Hive has a king, a monster alpha male. Before the day is done, the boys are out to fill their boat, land the King and take another step toward their own crown. Over in Pierre Part, Troy Landry's sons are out to make their own name.
S03 E07Mar 30, 2012
Something Wicked this Way Comes Mar 30, 2012 Something Wicked this Way Comes. It's been the best start to alligator season in a decade, and every record has been shattered. Now, the biggest storm since Hurricane Katrina is headed straight for the swamp. Forecasters predict it will make landfall by day's end so hunters across the bayou are using every second they've got to fill as many tags as they can.
Season 4History | Rent or Buy
S04 E01Feb 15, 2013
Swamp Invaders Feb 15, 2013 After a hurricane tears through the bayou on opening day of Alligator Season, delaying hunting for five critical days, the swampers turn to family to help make up for lost time. Complicating matters is the arrival of two new hunters who invade the Louisiana swamp from their native Texas and challenge King of the Swamp Troy Landry to a high stakes bet. The shortened season forces everyone to take bigger risks including one hunter who jumps into the water to wrestle a huge live gator that tries to get away.
S04 E02Feb 22, 2013
Texas Hold 'Em Feb 22, 2013 To win a high stakes bet against two hunters from Texas, Troy must get his sons to step up and help him bring in the biggest gator. Two of his boys head into a remote area and snag a monster with a treble hook only to be dragged around the swamp by the massive gator. Meanwhile, when one hunter's gun runs out of bullets, his partner turns to a tiny pocket knife to try and bring down a massive live gator before it attacks the boat.
S04 E03Mar 1, 2013
Floating Dead Mar 1, 2013 A fish kill of biblical proportions hits the swamp, causing the gators to stop biting lines, and forcing swampers to get inventive in their hunting strategies.
S04 E04Mar 8, 2013
Bad Mojo Mar 8, 2013 Poachers invade the swamp and steal high value gators from several of the hunters. The tables are turned by two of the Swampers who come up with a way to catch the criminals in the act. Tensions rise as a high stakes bet leads to a turf war and while a 17-year-old learns some life lessons as the newest hunter on the swamp, a veteran suffers a devastating loss as a result of Hurricane Isaac.
S04 E05Mar 15, 2013
Blood Lines Mar 15, 2013 Swampers struggle and fill tags after a devastating hurricane. One hunter suffers a brutal alligator bite that forces him off the water for emergency first aid. Meanwhile, a cold front threatens to end the season for hunters in the north. For another pair, debris-filled waters lead to a serious accident.
S04 E06Mar 22, 2013
Waging War Mar 22, 2013 Hunting in narrow waterways, one swamper gets bumped overboard during a gator fight while another faces the collapse of his entire season if he can't catch his first alligator of the year. And when two hunters head back into dark waters to enact revenge on a gator that got away, they get more than they bargained for.
S04 E07Mar 29, 2013
Deadly Chill Mar 29, 2013 A cold front moves into the bayou, threatening to destroy alligator season. To salvage their day, two swampers try to jump their boat over a fifty-foot levee to gain access to warmer waters while others use the private parts of a male gator to lure aggressive males into attacking. And when two hunters find a massive cannibal gator assaulting their hunting grounds, they turn the tables to beat it at it's own game.
Season 5History | Rent or Buy
S05 E01Feb 4, 2014
Once Bitten Feb 4, 2014 With the first day of gator season under way, swampers are under attack from some of the biggest and meanest gators in years. When veteran hunter Troy is forced to bring out a young teenager as his deckhand, he quickly realizes that he must calm the boy's nerves in order to fill his tags. A former nuisance hunter must capture a rogue gator that ate his father-in-law's prized hunting dog. When a seasoned hunter's deckhand is sidelined from being gator bit, he is left wondering who will be his replacement for the rest of the season. While another swamper must capture a live loggerhead turtle for a Native American ceremony to bless his upcoming gator season.
S05 E02Feb 11, 2014
Aerial Assault Feb 11, 2014 With competition on the swamp greater than ever, hunters must venture into uncharted and dangerous areas in order to get a strong start. One hunting team recons in a helicopter on an aerial scout to determine if a remote area of the swamp will be the secret to their success this season. Another hunter ventures out on his own for the first time and finds that being a solo captain is easier said than done. Two hunters go on a road trip and must catch a menacing gator in order to get tags from a local landowner. Meanwhile, a veteran hunter faces the start of the season without his deck hand and must rely on a local swamper to fill in.
S05 E03Feb 18, 2014
Gator Jacked Feb 18, 2014 With competition out of control, several teams find that thieves have stolen gators off their lines. After finding their lines poached, one team, accidentally, crosses property lines and become poachers themselves. A hunter ventures out on his own and finds that being a solo captain is easier said than done. While another team's luck runs out–forcing them to forfeit a prime hunting spot in order to stay on pace for the season.
S05 E04Feb 25, 2014
Gravedigger Feb 25, 2014 Unexpected adversity forces swampers to change their tactics. One hunter must get used to his new quirky deckhand. One team goes on the hunt for a rogue gator that has been attacking livestock. Another hunter must go at it alone without his deckhand and faithful hunting dog.
S05 E05Mar 4, 2014
The Albino Assassin Mar 4, 2014 With the seasonal pressure increasing, emotional and physical injuries put hunters seasons at risk. One hunter is forced to hunt alone after his deckhand falls deathly ill. A hunting team goes after a rogue dog eating gator, while another team must hunt down a vicious cannibal gator.
S05 E06Mar 11, 2014
Hooked Mar 11, 2014 The younger swampers take things too far in an effort to prove themselves. Tensions between one team leads to a terrible accident. One hunter defies his father's wishes in making a new treble hook that he feels will be the secret to his success. Another hunter sacrifices his day to go after a monster gator in hopes of making his deckhand's last day a memorable one.
S05 E07Mar 18, 2014
Devil at the Door Mar 18, 2014 Hunters drop everything in order to deal with life threatening gators and unexpected setbacks. One team sacrifices their day to go after a gator that is terrorizing kids at a local camp. One hunter ventures out alone to catch a nuisance gator. A team relies on a secret baiting strategy to salvage their day, while another hunter's season is in jeopardy after he injures his back.
Season 6History | Rent or Buy
S06 E01Feb 3, 2015
Bounty on the Bayou Feb 3, 2015 Swampers fight massive alligators and Mother Nature attempting to win "The Bounty on the Bayou". One hunter heads deep into the swamp to catch a legendary reptile. Another hunter empowers his younger deckhand by letting him fight his first line ever, while another seeks out advice from his mother in hopes of catching a bounty winning gator.
S06 E02Feb 10, 2015
Gator Gridlock Feb 10, 2015 When boat traffic makes it impossible to run lines, hunters must adjust tactics and abandon plans in order to fill their tags.
S06 E03Feb 17, 2015
Twister Trouble Feb 17, 2015 Hunters are forced to rely on life-long intuitions to take on Mother Nature but to avoid floodwaters, one team makes a life threatening decision to head deep into the swamp.
S06 E04Feb 24, 2015
Feast or Fawn Feb 24, 2015 Rising water levels cause large gators to head into newly flooded areas; One team goes into a dangerous canal in hopes of catching a bounty winning gator; Another team must use an ancient swamp technique to keep their boat from running aground.
S06 E05Mar 3, 2015
Pirate of the Bayou Mar 3, 2015 One team goes after a brash, one-eyed gator they have been after for years. Another hunter is forced to hunt alone and engages an aggressive bull gator that has been tripping his lines and bending his hooks, while another team has to hunt down a greedy gator that keeps stealing the bait off their lines.
S06 E06Mar 10, 2015
Gator Slayer Mar 10, 2015 Hunters are forced to outthink crafty gators that are too smart to take their bait. One team seeks out some local crabbers to give them some indigenous bait. Another team uses a primitive alternative to the modern hook, while another team decides to use cannibalized gator as bait to lure in a vicious gator-eating monster.
S06 E07Mar 17, 2015
Bulletproof Mar 17, 2015 Hunters are forced to track down some extra shrewd gators--and trusted deckhands step up to save the day. One team has to outsmart a big gator by using an old fashioned boat decoy strategy. Another team tries uses an old floating bait technique, while another recruits another deckhand to help him get caught up after falling behind pace.
Season 7History | Rent or Buy
S07 E01Feb 9, 2016
High Water Hell Feb 9, 2016 As the season opens, the King of the Swamp, Troy Landry, finds himself going head-to-head with Mother Nature. The water in the basin is higher than it's ever been, pushing the monsters into inaccessible back ponds and woods. On top of that, a cold front has moved into Louisiana making conditions even worse. As he and his family brace for what could be their worse season ever, the King discovers more bad news; R.J. and Jay Paul have invaded his area, using their airboat to get to the gators that are out of his reach. Over in Hammond, Bruce Mitchell prepares to start his second season without his beloved hunting dog Tyler. His partner, Ron Methvin thinks he has a great surprise for Bruce, but when they meet up, the plan blows up and puts their partnership to the test. And, at the end of the first day of gator hunting, Troy makes an announcement that rattles his family to the bone.
S07 E02Feb 16, 2016
The Code of the Swamp Feb 16, 2016 After a horrible start to the season, Troy is desperate and does the unthinkable by bringing in outside help, despite objections from his sons and brother. Meanwhile, Ron is determined to turn his puppy into a gator dog; and an unorthodox duo known as "Salt and Pepper" enter the fray and hope to get their piece of the action.
S07 E03Feb 23, 2016
All Hands on Deck Feb 23, 2016 Despite his worst start ever, The King of the Swamp is determined to fill his 500- plus tags this year. Armed with the help of fellow swamper Daniel Edgar's family, he takes on the high water and cold weather in true Cajun fashion. Meanwhile, Frenchy Crochet and Gee Singleton's best laid plans literally blow up in their face. Will it end their season before it gets started? And in Houma, R.J. and Jay Paul continue their fast start to the season and reveal a family secret.
S07 E04Mar 1, 2016
Home Turf Mar 1, 2016 Despite help from The Edgar family, The King of the Swamp, Troy Landry is still behind on his tag count. The Edgars have headed home and now Troy must dig deep to rally his troops if he hopes to tag out this season. Back on their home turf, Daniel, Joey and Dorian Edgar are ready to fill their boats with gators but unforeseen forces complicate their mission. And Glenn Guist is always right at home in the swamp, putting food on the table in surprising and "Guisty" ways.
S07 E05Mar 8, 2016
Monster Men Mar 8, 2016 Willie Edwards is back and this year he's striking out on his own. Armed with his trademark treble hook, this solo hunter is blind-sided by the biggest monster he's ever taken on--and it's war. Down south, Daniel Edgar is facing his own battle as he attempts to take down a foe that has haunted him for years. In Houma, an injury may put an end to R.J.'s season. And the Salt and Pepper team of Frenchy and Gee dig deep into their faith as Frenchy sets out after a beast that has been torturing him in his dreams.
S07 E06Mar 15, 2016
The Party's Over Mar 15, 2016 When Daniel Edgar's boys show up late and hung-over, the party quickly comes to an end. Troy does battle with a poacher, as Willie risks it all to get the biggest gator he's ever hooked. Over in Hammond, Ron pushes to get the puppy a second chance with Bruce.
Season 8History | Rent or Buy
S08 E01Feb 17, 2017
The Hunt Begins Feb 17, 2017 Facing the prospect of buyer shutting down early this year, Troy promotes Chase to captain of his own boat. Daniel Edgar calls in his son to help fill tags. RJ and Jay Paul hunt on separate boats for the first time ever.
S08 E02Feb 17, 2017
Fresh Blood Feb 17, 2017 Chase fails to show up for his second day as captain. Dwaine struggles to live up to his dad's expectations. Bayou floods open up new territory for Frenchie and Gee. Glenn Guist returns to his house for the first time after a flood devastated his property, and must deal with some unwelcome guests.
S08 E03Feb 24, 2017
Breakdown Feb 24, 2017 After a rocky start, Chase tries to redeem himself and get back into dad's good graces. Daniel sets a catch quota for his family to hit to stay on track. Jay Paul and Tommy jump a levee to tap new territory. Will breaks down alone in the heat of the blazing sun.
S08 E04Mar 3, 2017
Vampire Gator Mar 3, 2017 A vampire gator terrorizes Troy's hunting grounds. Dwain and Daniel Edgar try and get in a groove. RJ hunts with his brother Al for the first time since they were teenagers. Willie struggles to get his season on track. Bruce, Ron and Gunner head into uncharted territory.
S08 E05Mar 10, 2017
Landry vs Landry Mar 10, 2017 Troy lays down a bet against Chase and Holden. Daniel's bragging wears Dwaine down. Gunner causes trouble for Bruce. Gee takes charge on Frenchy's boat.
S08 E06Mar 17, 2017
Big Boy McCoy Mar 17, 2017 Chase goes after the biggest gator he's ever seen. Daniel gets under Dwaine's skin. Kristi clears invading gators off her homestead. Frenchy's day doesn't go as planned.
Season 9History | Rent or Buy
S09 E01Feb 2, 2018
Never Surrender Feb 2, 2018 With his industry on the verge of collapse, Troy urges the Landry family to hunt quickly and save on expenses. Holden struggles to shed bad habits, and Chase returns to his careless ways. Meanwhile, Dorien Edgar makes a dramatic decision, and the Molinere’s switch roles.
S09 E02Feb 2, 2018
Cajun Cartel Feb 2, 2018 Chase and Jacob struggle for command of the boat. Holden steps up. Daniel tries out a new deckhand. Bruce and Ron’s partnership is on the line.
S09 E03Feb 9, 2018
Bruce's Dilemma Feb 9, 2018 Bruce faces the toughest decision of his career. Dwaine pushes Joey’s boat to the limit. Daniel returns to a monster’s lair.
S09 E04Feb 16, 2018
Hunting Houdini Feb 16, 2018 Troy puts his sharpshooting to the ultimate test. Frenchy ventures into uncharted territory. Jay Paul and RJ pursue their old nemesis, Houdini. Kristi hunts to pay for a new hay barn.
S09 E05Feb 23, 2018
Hell Rains Down Feb 23, 2018 In the middle of a tropical storm, Troy risks a treacherous lake crossing. Daniel hunts in the Gulf of Mexico. Jay Paul and RJ try to outrun Mother Nature.
S09 E06Mar 2, 2018
Texas 911 Mar 2, 2018 Troy, RJ and Bruce answer an urgent call from friends in Texas to help fill tags in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.