Holiday special featuring Shelby "Swamp Man" Stanga, the larger-than-life character who lives and logs in southern Louisiana on HISTORY's hit-series "Ax Men."
Shelby heads out looking to cash in on some of the swamp's most valuable residents. He faces snakes and snapping turtles, all while teaching swamp survival skills to his young neighbor.
The Swamp Man's finally got himself a new home, and he's invited all of his friends and family over for a big housewarming party to thank everyone who's helped him out. The only thing he has left to do is roast a hog--if he can catch one, that is!
Looking to make some money for his houseboat payment, Shelby takes some city boys on a tour of the swamp. It's one wild ride after another until Shelby and the guys end up in troublesome territory.
The Swamp Man turns fisherman as he hits the high seas in search of valuable tuna. After the catch, he heads to his buddy's local restaurant where working in the kitchen quickly spirals into something much more fun.
Shelby and his friend Sheri take on more than they can handle when they're hired to deal with a swamp rat infestation. The Swamp Man always gets the job done, but the results aren't always what you'd expect.
Faced with his biggest fear, Shelby calls in the Voodoo reinforcements to help him right the ship.
Shelby's new pirate ship needs something special to make it feel like home. But, things take a wild turn when Shelby's hunt for a gator head leads him and his friend Sheri to a local gator farm.
When a hurricane destroys Shelby Stanga's houseboat, the Swamp Man ventures 30- thousand feet and 700 miles out of his comfort zone to find a new home. What he ends up with is way more than he bargained for.
We've followed Shelby Stanga's logging exploits in the swamps and lakes of southern Louisiana on HISTORY's Ax Men, but now Shelby is celebrating HIS independence with his own new show. On HISTORY's new series The Legend of Shelby the Swampman, Shelby must leave the swamp and enter the real world - full of unfamiliar experiences he's never had, that push him well past his comfort level. Nothing is ever too dangerous or bizarre to try, so watch as he tackles modern day tasks his own way.
Take to the open road with Shelby as he delivers homegrown gifts from the swamp to everyone on his Christmas list.
Shelby's leaving the swamp to see a houseboat in St. Louis. He's never been on a plane before, and has no idea what to pack. With some help from his friend Pud'n, he fills his bag with an assortment of items that only the Swamp Man could think of.
The Legend of Shelby the Swamp Man begins Aug. 6 on the History Channel
Catch a FREE sneak peek of The Legend of Shelby The Swamp Man, before it premieres on Tuesday, August 6.
The Swamp Man decides that for the first time in years, it's time to go shopping for a new pair of boots.
Adventure is always just around the bend for Shelby Stanga, but he never leaves home without his "best lil' puppy dog" Willy.
Shelby retells the story of a prank he played on some hunters who were lost in the swamp.
During a voodoo ceremony to cleanse his pirate ship, Shelby cooks up a true swamp specialty: cottonmouth!
Shelby trades his pistol for a whisk and tries his hand as a baker. With some help from his good friend Pat, Shelby ends up with a nice chocolate cake, and a pocketful of icing for the road.
Check out some of Shelby's most memorable swamp-isms.
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