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Season 6

Swamp Christmas

It's Christmas time, and across the bayou, swampers are preparing for the holidays season. They're hunting for traditional delicacies strait from their backyards, decorating their trees, wrapping their presents and cooking up a storm-Swamp Style. Weather it's taking the kids on their first big game hunt, diving in the water to harvest fresh meat, or dressing up as Papa Noel, the Cajuns take on Santa Claus...Our hunters show us what it means to celebrate a "Swamp Christmas".

Source: The History Channel

1 :06x01 - Bounty on the Bayou

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.

Source: The History Channel

2 :06x02 - Gator Gridlock

When boat traffic makes it impossible to run lines, hunters must adjust tactics and abandon plans in order to fill their tags. One team returns after a two-year hiatus and decides to hunt a remote area that forces them to cross the dangerous shipping lanes of the mighty Mississippi River. Another team avoids bounty hunters and boat traffic by travelling to a new and remote area called Boudreaux's Run, while another team hunts a waterway riddled with swells from tugboats and barges.

Source: The History Channel

3 :06x03 - Twister Trouble

To avoid floodwaters, one team comes to a life threatening decision.

4 :06x04 - Feast or Fawn

Rising water levels cause big gators to head into newly flooded areas seeking prey. One team heads into a dangerous canal only accessible by canoe in hopes of catching a bounty winning gator. Another team is forced to use an ancient swamp technique called a "Swamp Cooler" to keep their boat from running aground, while another team ventures down a hidden passageway to access one of their toughest hunting spots.

Source: The History Channel

5 :06x05 - Pirate of the Bayou

One team goes after a brazen, one-eyed gator they have been after for years; Another hunter is forced to hunt alone and engages an aggressive bull gator; while another team has to hunt down a gator that keeps stealing the bait off their lines.

Source: The History Channel

6 :06x06 - Gator Slayer

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.

Source: HISTORY Channel

7 :06x07 - Bullettproof

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.


8 :06x08 - Badlands

Hunters journey into unknown, hostile areas of the swamp. One team, acting on a tip from a local buyer, heads to an area believed to be cursed. Another team visits a hazardous storm-altered marsh to fight numerous dangerous gators on dry ground, while another hunter is hell bent on hauling in 32 gators in one day.

Source: History

9 :06x09 - Outlaw & Disorder

A hunter takes on some poachers. A team needs to take out a dangerous bull gator.

10 :06x10 - Crooked Jaw

One team hunts a legendary cursed monster that has been wreaking havoc on a local crawfisherman. A second team struggles to day after a series of injuries, while another hunter forgets his bullet clip and sprays his deckhand with shrapnel during a gator catch.

Source: History Channel

11 :06x11 - Blood Moon

With the final hours of the Bounty on the Bayou looming, two teams cross state lines in search of a prize-winning monster--hunting through the night in dangerous areas of Mississippi. A third team gets a second chance at success as the day comes to a close.

Source: History Channel

12 :06x12 - Bounty or Bust

The $10,000 bounty deadline has arrived. One swamper returns from an injury in an attempt to win the bounty on the last day. Another hunter ventures to an area he has been saving all season while another team is in a mad dash to get their gator across state lines before the bounty deadline.

Source: History Channel

13 :06x13 - Royal Reunion

When questions of integrity come into play, Swampers choose to put their season on hold to do the honorable thing. One swamper reunites with another to help a family friend rid their marsh area of a rogue gator. A second team serves double duty by running their lines and searching for a gator they sniped but failed to retrieve, while a third team does battle with an indestructible monster.

Source: History Channel

14 :06x14 - Bait & Switch

When hunting territories go bust, swampers are forced to quickly repo to new areas in order to salvage their day. One team must hunt with an old-fashioned motorbike and sidecar. A second team acts on a tip from some local crab fishermen while a third team does battle with a bait-stealing monster.

Source: The HISTORY Channel

15 :06x15 - The Three Kings

Swampers find their communities under attack from rogue predators. One team heads deep into the woods to capture a gator that has overtaken a local fishing hole. A second team goes after a gator that is terrorizing a camp, while a third team takes on the daunting task of hunting three different swamps for three monster gators.

Source: History Channel

16 :06x16 - The Phantom

A team try to capture an infamous line popping gator.

17 :06x17 - Gator Boo-Fay

One of the teams baits their lines with a gator bait recipe.

18 :06x18 - Here Gator Gator

Swamp grass and lily fields stop hunters in their tracks, forcing Swampers to adapt and salvage their day. When one team's prized honey hole is blocked by reeds, they rely on a secret luring technique. A second hunter dedicates his final tag to catch a monster named "Cujo", while another team faces dangerous confrontations caused by a disrupted landscape.

Source: The History Channel

19 :06x19 - Of Gods & Otters

One team burns a sage to try and help them end their bad luck whilst another looks for inspiration in a church.

20 :06x20 - Now or Never

One of the hunters challenges his sons to see who can catch the largest gator.
Classification: Reality
Genre: History | Lifestyle | Outdoors/Wildlife
Status: Returning Series
Network: HISTORY ( USA)
Airs: Mondays at 08:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: August 22, 2010
Episode Order: 20
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