Joe LaFont (also called Trapper Joe) is an Alligator Hunter who typically hunts with his stepson, Tommy. He has appeared in all 3 seasons. Although they are not directly related, Tommy views Joe as a father. During Season 2, Joe and Tommy had a blow out and Joe hunted with a friend of a friend, Timmy. They did reconcile after a few days. In Season 3, Joe started having back problems, and had to sit a few days out.