Mountain Men Star’s Nature School Shut Down By County Officials

County officials have informed Eustace Conway, one of the star’s of History Channel’s Mountain Men reality television show, that he has to close his nature school. Officials from Watauga County, N.C., issued Conway a cease and desist order after determining the buildings on … [Read More]

New Trapping Reality Show Projects on Hold

Two production companies that were seeking trappers for new reality TV programs earlier this year are no longer actively pursuing the projects. Park Slope Productions, of New York, and 44 Blue Productions, of Studio City, Calif., explored the possibility of … [Read More]

Readers’ Question: Who Plays the “Mountain Men” Theme Song?

We’ve been asked a few times about the “Mountain Men” theme song since we started posting about the History Channel reality show. While I recognized the theme song as “Simple Man” by Lynyrd Skynyrd, the song is obviously not the … [Read More]

‘Mountain Men’ Star Is ‘Just a Trapper’

When viewers last saw Alaskan trapper Marty Meierotto on the History Channel’s “Mountain Men” (prior to this week’s episode), he was about to embark on a bitter cold, four-hour hike home in the darkness after his snowmobile broke down. He … [Read More]

A Third Reality Show Will Feature Trappers

Trappers aren’t typically in the entertainment spotlight, but that might be changing soon. Shortly after I put up the blog post this morning on two trapping reality TV shows that are in the works, I came across a news release … [Read More]