A battle erupts when Oakes is accused of stealing Rygaard's logs. Down south, Swilley gets snagged underwater and it's up to Jeter to save him. In Alaska, tensions soar as a runaway log nearly wipes out the crew.
The Rygaard crew breaks out their biggest weapon, but the increased production leads to total chaos. Down south, the end of a legend turns the Dreadknots season upside down.
The war between Rygaard and Oakes explodes after Kelly demolishes a Rygaard pick-up truck. At Papac's site, Coatsy makes a drastic decision regarding Joe's employment. Down south, the Kraken steals Clint's boat and Shelby's spin in his new ATV ends in disaster.
Big noise and big toys turn the season upside down. In Alaska, a misstep by Joe cripples the yarder for Papac. In Washington, Gabe Rygaard pulls out a massive feller buncher, one of the largest machines in the logging industry. Down in Florida, the skies open up on Chapman and the Dreadknots as they try to make it through a dangerous lightning storm.
In Washington, Rygaard refuses to allow Oakes to pass through their landing. Down south, Swilley pulls up a prize from the bottom of the lake, while Shelby hunts for the thief who stole his boat.
Down in the Bayou, Shelby's wild ride could end his season early. In the Pacific Northwest, Rygaard and Oakes compete in a turf war. Up in Alaska, an accident sidelines one of the Papac crew.
The Dreadknots go their separate ways as the Kraken and Katelyn set sail with their own boat. Up north, a Rygaard driver is nearly killed when his truck flips, and the Papac crew struggles when a fire breaks out on the mountain.
Oakes Logging challenges Gabe face-to-face for the title of King of the Mountain. Down in the swamp, Shelby and Mike use redneck ingenuity to pull a huge, rare heart-pine log. In Florida, the new Dreadknots diver gets the hang of river logging, while the Chapman team gets revenge on a suspected log poacher.
A logging legend helps get Rygaard back in the race for King of the Mountain. The Chapman team continues to pull ahead, while the Dreadknots bring in a new diver to replace the injured Kraken.
Shelby attempts to navigate the paddle barge through a narrow canal to get a huge cash of logs. Down in Florida, the Chapman team discovers someone is poaching their logs, and the Dreadknots suffer a crippling injury.
Joe tries to muscle his way through mistakes, but his shortcuts land him in hot water with the boss.
Gabe gets frustrated when his greenhorns aren't living up to their potential, and Shelby discovers his equipment has been sabotaged.
Gabe runs a hungover greenhorn into the ground, but Jason does not agree with Gabe's management style. In the swamp, Shelby takes on a new assistant who almost drowns his rebuilding efforts.
It's week three, and the surprises keep on coming. In Washington, Gabe's "King of the Mountain" title is in the hands of a novice crew, until he gets some help from an unlikely family member.
Craig Rygaard checks in on his son and gets an unwelcome surprise of his own. In Alaska, Joe Linderborg and Mike Coatsy are taking two new greenhorns to school, but it's looking like one of them might drop out. Shelby is losing his assistant, his dog, his jet boat and his mind, and in Florida both the Dreadknots and Chapman river teams are fighting just to stay afloat.
Swamp Man Shelby Stanga continues his search for the million-dollar log raft, but a rough first day and a new opportunity change his mission. In Florida, the Dreadknots have a new deckhand and a new enemy. Meanwhile in the Northwest, last year's King of the Mountain winner Gabe Rygaard returns, but this year he's defending his title with a whole new crew and without his dad. In Alaska, the boys of Papac are back and ready to reclaim the title, but they face a site so treacherous it's considered to be unloggable.
The heat is on as our nation's fearless logging crews take to the forests in Ax Men - Season 7. With timber demand on the rise in America, Shelby "the Swamp Man" Stanga, Rygaard and Papac return in a high-adrenaline battle against the unyielding elements and new archrivals. Each team will find themselves in a challenge for each hill - pushing their limits, their equipment and themselves, to unimaginable new heights.
An interview with Mike.
Join us as we explore swamp sidekicks.
Learn why Alaskan wood is of better quality and more dangerous to log than any other wood in the country.
Shelby's got his favorite toy back from the shop juiced up and ready to ride!
After S&S learns about the Swuannee River Goddess, they try to give back in exchange for the logs they take.
Gabe and Craig Rygaard discuss if there's any place else they'd like to work.
Find out what happens when the Kraken goes up against an alligator.
The Dreadknots are trying to gain an edge by adding pontoons to their boat when the Kraken accidentally punctures one.
R&R Conner's rookie pilots go on a ride-along with Bart, in the notoriously sickness-inducing right seat. Will they make it without losing their lunch?
Watch the Dreadknots demonstrate their unique method for finding logs in Florida's Withlacoochee River.
Darrell's crew must use explosives to build a road before the rain hits, cutting off access to the logging site.
The horse loggers of Virginia and ox loggers of New Hampshire go the extra mile to care for their living machines.
See what the Power Play means on Ax Men.
Craig Rygaard is quick to raise his voice if he doesn't like what he sees, however, in his own mind, he believes that he is a level headed man with the patience and understanding to get through the day.
In Alaska, logging is a family business. The men of Papac Alaska bring their kids to the site for the day.
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