Lawless Island

Mr. Gary Muehlberger



The volatile climate of Southeast Alaska challenges Port Protection's residents who live on the edge of society. Gary battles father time while securing needed resources. Curly pushes through in the wake of a tragic loss. Mary faces her fears to survive in extreme conditions. Sam fights to preserve the only lifestyle he's ever known. Squibb looks to improve upon his surroundings. And Stuart deals with past injuries as he battles the elements.



  • The Cost of Paradise


    As winter approaches in Port Protection, residents must be prepared or face dire consequences. Open deer season provides Gary Muehlberger with an opportunity to stockpile meat for the season ahead. Stuart Andrews and Dave Squibb combine to fish for halibut to fill their freezers. In the wake of Jethro's passing, Curly Leech trains a new dog for life in Southeast Alaska. And Mary Miller faces her fears to harvest firewood for the coming winter.

  • The Woodsman


    Port Protections Jack-of-all-trades is as sharp-witted as he is crafty. From his house to the gadgets and gizmos hes constructed along the way, hes found comfort in the wilds of Alaska.

  • Trial By Fire


    In Port Protection, a symbiotic relationship with Mother Nature is vital to survival on the remote Alaskan island. As winter approaches, Gary Muehlberger works to fall a massive tree to restock his firewood. Mary Miller contends with an unexpected guest while harvesting needed protein on the seas. Sam Carlson and Dave Squibb design a new device that will help the ecosystem. And Curly Leech and his new puppy head out on the dog's first goose hunt.

  • The Newcomer


    The newest member of the community, Amandas story illustrates how the Port Protection community welcomes newcomers and guides them into self sustaining Alaskans.

  • The City Girl


    One time city girl, Marys story breaks the mold. Living alone in Alaska is tough and the learning curve is steep. Luckily, she has the help of the Port Protection community to help her stand on her own two feet.