"Live Free or Die" explores one of America’s most remote subcultures, following five people who have left the modern world behind to live in backwoods and swamps where they hunt their own food, build their own shelters, and survive only on what they can produce with their own two hands and sharp intuition.
As spring thrives in the swamps and woodlands, wildlife plays a bigger role in the lives of these survivalists.Watch Now:Amazon
Tobias journeys through the Arizona Desert hoping to survive on what he can carry on his back; Colbert tracks an elusive feral hog; Thorn visits an area known for hunting beaver; Derik finally hits the road with deadly risks along the way.Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
From a rabbit hutch to a new home, projects abound in the wild. In the swamps of Georgia, Colbert is faced with a serious challenge — transporting the materials for his new home up the river.Watch Now:Amazon
Colbert is running out of time to capture enough pelts for trading over the course of the year; Thorn constructs a small fishing vessel known as "coracle"; Tony and Amelia make sycamore syrup to use in bartering; and Tobias begins an 80-mile journey north to establish a new base camp.Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Winter has finally lifted in Appalachia, but the rainy weather marking the arrival of spring is proving a nuisance for Tony and Amelia. Thorn is taking advantage of the warmer weather by adding a goat to his camp, which will provide him with protein from its milk. Further south in Georgia, Colbert sets new traps in an attempt to make up for the pelts he lost in the fire. In California, Gabriel's elder Tautaucho helps him hone his hunting technique.Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
In an attempt to establish himself on his new land, Matt works quickly to build a shelter and desperately hopes his deadfall traps catch squirrel. Colbert travels to sell his pelts at top dollar so he can pay his property taxes.Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
In the swamps of Georgia, Colbert catches a raccoon in the woods. It seems that the season will end well, but when he returns home with his catch, Colbert is faced with a tragedy with unimaginable consequences. In Appalachia, Tony and Amelia get to work on building a water filter to process their drinking water. Nearby, Thorn finds himself with an eye infection and a fever due to exposure to the harsh winter conditions. In California, Gabriel forges a spear in preparation for a boar hunt.Watch Now:Amazon
With winter quickly approaching, time is running out for Colbert to find food to carry him through the cold months. Thorn has to quickly adjust to his new life, as his partner, Delia, is now relying on his skills to survive too.Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
With summer on its way, the changing landscape and new critters begin to affect daily life in the backwoods and swamps. Tony and Amelia trade for goods; Thorn goes turkey hunting; Colbert tracks wild hogs; and Gabriel meets up with his mentor.Watch Now:Amazon
The seasons are changing, forcing everyone to think of new ways to adapt to their environment. The situation is especially dire in the Georgia swamps, where Colbert is facing the threat of a major flood that could submerge his fishing cabin. In Appalachia, Thorn is working on a new shelter because heavy rain ravaged his hut. Tony and Amelia gather materials to construct an outdoor stove to prevent their house from overheating. In California, Gabriel's friend brings him some much-needed meat.Watch Now:Amazon
In central California, Gabriel and Justin continue to track wild boar. In dire need of meat, they finally shift their target to less challenging prey. In the Blue Ridge, Tony and Amelia continue to expand their homestead by clearing space for a coop for their newly acquired chicks. Nearby, Thorn decides to start construction on a new shelter for himself and his daughter. In southern Georgia, Colbert is reeling from a tragic discovery... a discovery that has him spending a night in a hotel.Watch Now:Amazon
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