Swamp People

Meet new Swamp People Jeromy Pruitt and David LaDart


Jeromy Pruitt and David La Dart are one of the new gator hunting teams joining the Swamp People cast for Season Four. They’re known for catch and release gator hunting (which, apparently sometimes involves wrestling!) and for using all sorts of unconventional tools and strategies for hunting gators in the old fashioned “choot ‘em” in the head sort of way.

Meet new Swamp People T-Roy Broussard and Harlan “Bigfoot” Hatcher


Meet two of the new alligator hunters featured on Season Four of Swamp People: T-Roy Broussard and Harlan “Bigfoot” Hatcher. These two Texans may be new to Louisiana, but they are old timers when it comes to alligator hunting. They’re bringing Texas pride right into Troy Landry’s back yard this season.

MUG SHOT Swamp People’s Trapper Joe allegedly punched girlfriend after trying to burn her with lit cig


On Wednesday morning Trapper Joe of Swamp People fame was arrested in Orange County, FL on charges of assault and battery. Additional details have emerged and the allegations in the police report are disturbing. See Trapper Joe’s mug shot, read the violent act a witness claimed to have seen and what his girlfriend told the cops about what instigated their argument.

VIDEO Swamp People’s Mitchell Guist remembered by friends and family


Reality television lost one of its most eccentric characters yesterday when 47-year-old Swamp People star Mitchell Guist passed away Monday after reportedly suffering a seizure on his boat in St. Martin Parish along the Belle River. Keep reading to watch a local TV station’s video report on his passing, including interviews with friends and family as well as excerpts from the 911 calls placed by those on the scene.

Swamp People’s Mitchell Guist dies in St. Martin Parish, Louisiana


Swamp People star Mitchell Guist died this morning. Assumption Parish Sheriff Mike Waguespack tells WBRZ the incident occurred around 9 a.m. in St. Martin Parish along the Belle River. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ “someone tried to perform CPR on Guist … but attempts to resuscitate the reality star were unsuccessful.” Friends close to Guist tell the site he had recently fallen ill, but there are no further details at this time.

UPDATE - According to law enforcement sources, Glenn was out in his boat along the Belle River … when he “fell.” Witnesses say he appeared to have been suffering from a seizure.

Swamp People’s Joe LaFont and Tommy Chauvin’s lives saved by a boat (on a trailer)


Swamp People stars, Joe LaFont and Tommy Chauvin were in a serious multi-vehicle accident on April 30th, but they are both doing fine . . . thanks to a boat . . . on a trailer. Their truck was totaled in the accident, but things would have been much worse, according to Joe, if the car behind them hadn’t been towing a boat on a trailer behind it.

Swamp People: How much does a gator sell for? 2011 alligator price chart for Season 3


The Season 3 premiere of Swamp People revealed that alligator prices sky rocketed in 2011, creating a gold rush of sorts in the swamps of Louisianna. Find out just how much the prices increased with our foot-by-foot alligator pricing chart, and see our estimates of what some of the stars will be binging in if they’re able to fill all of their tags. Who knows, maybe all the thrills and the $$$ will have you thinking about buying a boat, some hooks, and a bunch of rotten chicken and trying your luck with a new summer job!

VIDEO Swamp People 3 “This is Your Boss” Super Bowl Commercial


The fourth quarter of Superbowl XLVI may or may not go down in history for its great football, but it will live forever in the memories of everyone who has ever dreamed of riding in RJ and J Paul Molinere’s airboat, having a cold beer with the Guist Brothers, or hearing Troy Landry yell “choot ‘em” in their ear. Because this isn’t just the year of Superbowl XLVI, this is Swamperbowl I! Here’s the “This is Your Boss” video — our first glimpse of Swamp People Season 3.

Swamp People 3: Meet new cast member Chase Landry


When Troy Landry goes out to hunt alligators, he almost always has his son Jacob at his side. This year, he’ll have a son on both sides because his youngest, Chase, has joined the crew for Swamp People Season 3! What happened to Liz Cavalier, and which Landry will be Troy’s new “chooter?” How will Chase change things on the Landry crew? Keep reading!

Meet the newest Swamp People: Blake McDonald and Austyn Yoches


Blake McDonald and Austyn Yoches are the newest alligator hunters to join the cast of Swamp People, and they represent yet another way 21st century Louisianans have figured out how to get back to their bayou roots. Keep reading for a bit of background info on the siblings as well as some swamptrulescent images of the “lil Guist brothers.”