Openon gorgeous swamplands of the Atchafalaya Basin in the summer. Lots ofbeautiful teens are at the beach the weekend before Gator Fest. Thatnight an animal smuggling deal goes wrong and a large sea creatureescapes into a swampy backwoods river. At the McDaniels Gator Shackrestaurant, a local, Jackson is drunk, and gets mangled to bits. Thetown sheriff blames the carnage on the McDaniels escaped pack ofgators and tries hauling them off to jail. Rachel McDaniel, head of thefamily, claims to have seen the fin of a shark! Rachel and her family,along with the help of a mysterious stranger, Charlie, take on theSwampshark and the law to clear their names, save Rachels kid sisterKrystal and prevent the unwitting folks at the upcoming Gator Fest frombeing torn to shreds by a beast the likes of which no one has ever seen!