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Sara Boboltz

Nature Documentaries Are Way More Fake Than You Thought | Sara Boboltz | Posted 05.13.2015 | Entertainment

Filming animals takes a long, boring time -- but some of the things producers have done to speed things up may surprise you.

'Swamp People' Will Make You VERY Grateful For Your Desk Job

The Huffington Post | Lauren Zupkus | Posted 03.06.2014 | TV

Work sucks sometimes, but you probably don't hunt alligators for a living. The cast of "Swamp People," on the other hand, aren't as lucky. Check out w...

'Swamp People': Dog Nearly Becomes Gator Chow

Posted 07.19.2013 | TV

Man's best friend almost became a gator's latest meal on the season finale of "Swamp People." Bruce had walked onto land to try and untangle a gator s...

'Swamp People': Gator Jumps Into The Boat

Posted 06.21.2013 | TV

Bruce and Ron agreed to take on some extra tags in order to help out a neighbor on "Swamp People." While hunting on his land, though, they found a gat...

'Swamp People': Kristi Nearly Gets Killed After A Fall

Posted 06.14.2013 | TV

Kristi returned to hunting after a pretty long hiatus on "Swamp People." But her return was almost very short-lived. In fact, she very nearly lost her...

Marsh Marinade Bait Lures A Greedy Gator On 'Swamp People'

Posted 05.31.2013 | TV

The "Swamp People" almost bit off more than they could chew this week, after concocting a new type of bait called "Marsh Marinade." The recipe, co...

'Swamp People': The Monster Of Monster Marsh

Posted 05.03.2013 | TV

The mother-daughter duo, the Cavaliers, went in search of the Monster of Monster Marsh on "Swamp People." The gator had earned the nickname due to its...

Zombie Gators Are Taking Over 'Swamp People'

Posted 04.19.2013 | TV

On Thursday's episode of “Swamp People,” Troy Landry learned that even after years of hunting gators, the swamp is still full of surprises. Whi...

'Swamp People': Junior Shoots His Son - Again!

Posted 04.12.2013 | TV

It was the last straw and ultimately the last hunting trip together for father-son hunters Junior and Willie on "Swamp People." The two were taking do...

Terrifying Mistake On 'Swamp People'

Posted 04.05.2013 | TV

Is it all fun and games on "Swamp People"? Not quite. On Thursday night's episode, Liz and her daughter Jessica found themselves in a sticky situat...

'Swamp People': Five Headshots Don't Slow Down Gator

Posted 03.01.2013 | TV

It was mortal humans versus a super-gator on "Swamp People." Or at least that's what it must have felt like for Liz and Jess Cavalier. The women were ...

'Swamp People': Gator Jumps Up And Grabs The Gun

Posted 02.22.2013 | TV

On the latest installment of "Swamp People," Brandon and Troy found themselves facing an alligator who seemed to know exactly how to take away their b...

'Swamp People' Premiere: Gator In A Headlock

Posted 02.15.2013 | TV

"Swamp People" was back with a season premiere that featured alligator wrestling in the water. Not that this was the intended plan going into the capt...

How Industries Logged the Atchafalaya Basin Out, and How to Log Back In

Cherri Foytlin | Posted 11.27.2012 | Green
Cherri Foytlin

My destination for the day was the east side of the Basin, where I met with one of my heroes, Dean Wilson, the Atchafalaya Basinkeeper.

Reality TV Is Up Hick Creek Without a Paddle

James Sims | Posted 11.13.2012 | TV
James Sims

With the Fall TV season nearly upon us, complete with a new round of redneck reality shows, it's surprising that more viewers aren't expressing outrage over exploitative television.

'Swamp People': Alligator Bites Gun

Posted 07.13.2012 | TV

On "Swamp People," Bruce was getting ready to shoot a gator, until the feisty reptile took matters into its own hands. Or, jaws. While they were tr...

Junior & Willie Catch 'Big Bertha' On 'Swamp People'

Posted 07.06.2012 | TV

On the latest episode of "Swamp People" (Thu., 9 p.m. ET on History) Junior Edwards and his son Willie finally caught up with the alligator known as B...

'Swamp People': Gator Uproots Tree It Was Tied To

Posted 08.21.2012 | TV

"If you see a gator tied to a tree, that's gotta be him." -- Bruce, "Swamp People" (Thu., 9 p.m. ET on History) It's probably one of the most memor...

The 'Swamp People' Alligator Is Only Mostly Dead

Posted 06.15.2012 | TV

On "Swamp People" (Thu., 9 p.m. ET on History) R.J. Molinere, Jr. and his son Jay Paul were battling high winds in their air boat when they spotted a ...

'Swamp People': Tommy Kills 'Big Jake' The Alligator

Posted 06.08.2012 | TV

On "Swamp People" (Thu., 9 p.m. ET on History) alligator hunters Joe LaFont and Tommy Chauvin were on the trail of the beast known as "Big Jake." T...

'Swamp People': Catching An 'Obese' Alligator

Posted 06.01.2012 | TV

Obese is a term usually associated with overweight people who reach a certain body mass index. However, the boys on "Swamp People" (Thu., 9 p.m. ET on...

'Swamp People': Willie Grabs An Alligator By Its Jaws

Posted 05.25.2012 | TV

The alligator hunters featured on "Swamp People" (Thu., 9 p.m. ET on History) often take risks, but Thursday night Willie risked his life in the heat ...

'Swamp People': Don't Pull The Gator On The Boat Until It's Dead

Posted 07.17.2012 | TV

Fans of "Swamp People" (Thu., 9 p.m. ET on History) mourned the loss of Mitchell Guist alongside the latest episode, which kicked off with a tribute t...

'Swamp People' Star Dies

Posted 05.15.2012 | Celebrity

"Swamp People" star Mitchell Guist died Monday morning after suffering an apparent seizure, according to TMZ. Louisiana's Assumption Parish offici...

'Swamp People': Dead Alligators' Skin Starts Peeling Off

Posted 05.11.2012 | TV

On "Swamp People" (Thu., 9 p.m. ET on History) Thursday night alligator hunters Clint and Troy ran into an unusual problem. The dead gators lying o...