Genre: Reality, Documentary
Premise: No, not that kind of swamp people. This is not a show based on a B horror film. The ``Swamp People'' featured in this History series are the proud descendants of French Canadian refugees who settled in the swamp region of Louisiana in the 18th century. 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.
One team seeks out some crabbers to give them some bait; another team uses a primitive alternative to the modern hook, while another decides to use cannibalized alligator as bait to lure in a monster; extended episode; includes new footage.
One team strives to outsmart a big alligator by using an old fashioned boat decoy strategy; another team tries uses an old floating bait technique; extended episode; includes new footage.