Swamp Loggers

Swamp Loggers

  • 2010
  • 3 Seasons
  • 6.2  (220)

Discovery's Swamp Loggers does exactly that. It lets you discover the world of logging in America's great swamps as it follows around a North Carolina swamp logging team as they do their everyday jobs. Swamp Loggers is a reality show unique as the people that star in it and the careers and lives that these people live. 20 year log supplier Bobby Goodson is a third generation logger who turned to swamp logging after his father retired following an accident that burnt his business to the ground. But when a swamp needs logged Bobby and his Goodson All Terrain Logging team is who you call. The team is compiled of office employees who run the books, truck drivers who haul the lumber, tractor operators who cut the lumber and loaders who fill the trucks. Aside from Bobby the rest of the team include his son Justin Goodson who is foreman and owner of Justin Goodson Transport and the following people who you can watch on the T.V. show. Lori Goodson, Office Manager/Secretary Kim McGowan, Bookeeper Abraham Ortiz, Tractor Driver Wayne Sowers, Truck Driver Ervin Blake, Truck Driver Simitrio Ruiz, Tractor Operator Gary Foy, Truck Driver J. Bartolome Ruiz, Tractor Operator Greg Foy, Truck Driver Abraham Parra-Montoya, Truck Driver Durley Hicks Jr., Tractor Driver Joseph Nagy, Truck Driver Milton "Bo" Malpass (HotRod), Truck Driver David Mueller, Loader Operator Oscar Miller, Trailer Spotter Swamp Loggers shows a different aspect of logging to all the critics. Although many of people will never be satisfied with loggers even though they harvest one of the most important aspects of our lives. Goodson All Terrain Logging is one of the most advanced logging operations in America as for going green. Goodson uses the shovel method of logging. By creating a mat of cut timber for the heavy equipment to drive across the ground is damaged much less than in traditional logging and reduces the amount of soil erosion allowing the environment to recover much quicker.

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Seasons
On the Move Again
13. On the Move Again
January 10, 2012
Bobby and his crew are desperate to finish the Church Tract and prepare to move to their next location far away from home. But rookie mistakes and unforeseen complications drive Goodson's All-Terrain towards the brink of disaster.
Blame Game
12. Blame Game
January 3, 2012
Goodson's All Terrain is on a seemingly perfect tract. But the crew is plagued by breakdowns and delays, jeopardizing load counts and straining team chemistry. Meanwhile, Joy's health takes an unexpected turn.
The Tipping Point
11. The Tipping Point
December 27, 2011
Big mistakes arise at the Lennon Tract and Bobby is placed in a tough spot.
No End in Sight
10. No End in Sight
December 20, 2011
The crew finds bad wood and longer hauls at the new tract, and morale deteriorates; Bobby helps a community that was ravaged by a tornado.
Buckle Down
9. Buckle Down
December 13, 2011
Equipment needs repair and mill closures complicate matters as the crew prepares for a company move.
Redemption Day
8. Redemption Day
September 5, 2011
The closure of the pulp mill put the Goodson crew to the test. As pressure mounts, the truckers clash over stolen loads and Bobby becomes the middle man. Then, Dave works to redeem his BBQ cooking reputation at a pig roast competition.
Pulp Friction
7. Pulp Friction
July 29, 2011
Pulpwood mill restrictions and damaged equipment threaten hopes for a successful week. Later, Lori surprises Bobby for his birthday.
All In
6. All In
July 22, 2011
As conditions on Buckle tract improve, Bobby heads to Las Vegas to purchase new equipment. But upon his return, rain wreaks havoc on the truck roads and growing concerns that the crew's health is threatened forces Bobby to take action.
Crisis of Faith
5. Crisis of Faith
July 15, 2011
Goodson's All-Terrain crew is threatened when Bo faces a deadly illness and is put on a ventilator in the ICU. As the crew struggles to work with a man down, the logging family rallies the community for a benefit on his behalf.
Hell of a Week
4. Hell of a Week
July 8, 2011
As Goodson's All-Terrain winds down on one tract and prepares to move to another, Bobby's stresses out when a permit snag threatens the move with a costly delay. Then a vital member of the crew faces a medical emergency.
Land Dispute
3. Land Dispute
July 1, 2011
As the crew nears completion on the Smith Tract, Bobby has to deal with a neighbor dispute.
Road Warriors
2. Road Warriors
June 24, 2011
The wet weather creates treacherous conditions for the crew to be able to haul. Then, Bobby has to destroy a 300-foot long beaver dam that is backing up 100 acres of wooded area.
Snow Days
1. Snow Days
June 17, 2011
Bobby Goodson welcomes a new crewmember to his team and prepares to explore new territory. But an irate landowner extreme weather could stop the crew cold on their tracts.
Description

Discovery's Swamp Loggers does exactly that. It lets you discover the world of logging in America's great swamps as it follows around a North Carolina swamp logging team as they do their everyday jobs. Swamp Loggers is a reality show unique as the people that star in it and the careers and lives that these people live. 20 year log supplier Bobby Goodson is a third generation logger who turned to swamp logging after his father retired following an accident that burnt his business to the ground. But when a swamp needs logged Bobby and his Goodson All Terrain Logging team is who you call.

The team is compiled of office employees who run the books, truck drivers who haul the lumber, tractor operators who cut the lumber and loaders who fill the trucks. Aside from Bobby the rest of the team include his son Justin Goodson who is foreman and owner of Justin Goodson Transport and the following people who you can watch on the T.V. show.

Lori Goodson, Office Manager/Secretary Kim McGowan, Bookeeper Abraham Ortiz, Tractor Driver Wayne Sowers, Truck Driver Ervin Blake, Truck Driver Simitrio Ruiz, Tractor Operator Gary Foy, Truck Driver J. Bartolome Ruiz, Tractor Operator Greg Foy, Truck Driver Abraham Parra-Montoya, Truck Driver Durley Hicks Jr., Tractor Driver Joseph Nagy, Truck Driver Milton "Bo" Malpass (HotRod), Truck Driver David Mueller, Loader Operator Oscar Miller, Trailer Spotter

Swamp Loggers shows a different aspect of logging to all the critics. Although many of people will never be satisfied with loggers even though they harvest one of the most important aspects of our lives. Goodson All Terrain Logging is one of the most advanced logging operations in America as for going green. Goodson uses the shovel method of logging. By creating a mat of cut timber for the heavy equipment to drive across the ground is damaged much less than in traditional logging and reduces the amount of soil erosion allowing the environment to recover much quicker.Swamp Loggers is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (33 episodes). The series first aired on January 15, 2010.

Where to Watch Swamp Loggers

Swamp Loggers is available for streaming on the Discovery Channel website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Swamp Loggers on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, Destination America and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    January 15, 2010
  • IMDB Rating
    6.2  (220)