Shelby "Swamp Man" Stanga

Location: Louisiana

Shelby Stanga has been swamp logging since he was a young boy. As a young man, he built a swamp-logging empire that established him as the undisputed top man in the swamp. But in 2005, all that was taken away when Hurricane Katrina hit. After years of struggling to get back on his feet, this season he’s been offered the order of a lifetime, giving him the chance to rebuild his logging empire. But with his cousin Belinda on the injured list, Shelby quickly realizes the old saying is true: good help is hard to find. The only thing more unpredictable than a day in the swamps is a day with his new assistants.