The Legend of Shelby the Swamp Man: ``Ax Men viewers are familiar with Shelby ``Swamp Man Stanga, who has been part of that shows cast for several seasons. Now theyll get to learn about the legend of Stanga, a larger-than-life character in southern Louisiana. While most people think of a swamp as a dangerous place full of critters and mud, Stanga calls the swamp home. But when his houseboat is wrecked in Hurricane Isaac, all that he has left is his faithful canine companion, Willie. This series follows Stanga as he heads out for the larger world in search of a new houseboat and works odd jobs to earn money to buy a home. Heading into the city forces him to ride in a car -- which he has seldom done -- and use an escalator for the first time.