Swamp People

Swamp People star Bruce Mitchell’s dog Tyler dies at 13


History’s Swamp People reality series is chock full of eccentric characters, including everyone’s favorite long-haired overalls and doo-rag wearing gator hunter, the always mustachiotrulescent Bruce Mitchell. But, behind every charismatic superstar there is almost always a level-headed sidekick, or a “straight man” if you will, and Bruce is no exception. His “straight man” was actually a straight dog in the form of Tyler, Bruce’s Zebra cake loving best friend and gator fishin’ pooch extraordinaire. That’s why it saddened me greatly when I learned today that Tyler passed away this morning.

VIDEOS PHOTOS Swamp People adds Roger Rivers for Season 5 premiering February 3


History’s super-popular reality series Swamp People returns for a fifth season on February 3, and when it does fans will get to meet “fierce Apache hunter Roger Rivers,” as he is described in the press release. Keep reading to get to know Roger prior to the premiere, including videos, photos and a detailed account of a his frightening tale of catching a 12-foot gator in 2011 that resulted in Roger (and his gun) falling headfirst into the water!

Swamp People Thanksgiving special ‘Swampsgiving’ to air Nov 26


Who’s up for a family-sized serving of gaturducken?!? History Channel is inviting us all over for Thanksgiving in the swamp in the form of “Swampsgiving,” a holiday themed episode of Swamp People set to air Tuesday, November 26 at 10/9c. The special will give viewers a glimpse into the lives of the world’s most famous gator hunters during the off-season as it explores the various Thanksgiving traditions celebrated by the cast members and their families. Keep reading for th full press release with all the degatortails!

Swamp People’s R.J. Molinere, Jay Paul Molinere arrested for beer bottle attack


Back on August 8, R.J. Molinere and son Jay Paul Molinere of Swamp People fame decided to offer a dude a cold one. The problem was that they did so by attacking the unidentified 24-year-old, striking him repeatedly with a beer bottle. See the booking photo for Jay Paul as well as the trouble the gator hunters could be facing.

PHOTOS Meet the Swamp People family’s new addition: Jay Paul Molinere’s daughter A’niyah Nikole!


On Swamp People, RJ is the Papa of the Molinere family, and Jay Paul is the son who makes his Daddy proud. But, Jay Paul is a daddy himself, and very recently he welcomed a new member to his young family: daughter A’niyah Nikole Molinere. Weighing 5 pounds 8 ounces, A’niyah was born July 29th and proud pop Jay Paul has been sharing numerous photos with fans online. Keep reading for lots of pictures of little A’niyah as well as the rest of the growing Molinere family!

Meet the narrator for Swamp People, Pat Duke


Swamp People is one of the most popular reality shows on TV and folks often wonder who does the southern-tinged narrating that sets the table for all the action. His name is Pat Duke and the professional voice-actor has an impressive resume of work. Get bio info on Duke including a great photo, a voice-over reel from some of his many jobs, social media links, the glowing review that the show’s Executive Producer has given him that highlights just how important he is to Swamp People’s success and find out what he (better said — his voice) was most well known for before he landed this gig (hint – it’ll make you thirsty).

Florida man Bryan Zuniga attacked by alligator while fleeing police


In Florida’s version of out of the frying pan and into the fire, 20-year-old Bryan Zuniga was pulled over by Tampa Bay police while driving on a suspended license when he decided to make a run for it — or actually, a swim for it. He ducked under a fence and swam across a lake figuring the far shore was a safe place to rest. He was wrong.