After twenty days of grueling non-stop work, exhaustion is setting in. But with ten days to go and tags to fill hunters will do whatever they can to prevent a late season letdown.
For Joe LaFont, weariness is only half the battle. On a day when he needs to keep momentum rolling, his stepson Tommy's a no show. Tommy sleeps in, and decides to take the day off so today, Joe is on his own, and he has no intention of slowing down. As he tackles the job alone, his luck turns from bad to worse. Weather is coming off the Gulf, and Joe will need to muster the resolve to face every obstacle the swamp has to offer.