River Monsters


River Monsters
Did a large catfish attack a teenager in a German lake? Did a school of piranha eat flesh down to the bone of a busload of passengers that crashed in an Amazonian river? Biologist and extreme angler Jeremy Wade travels worldwide to solve these freshwater mysteries, to debunk these myths and to track down these harrowing tales.

Genre: Documentary

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  • Watch River Monsters Season 5

    • Episode 6

      6. Legend of Loch Ness

      aired: Mon, May 27, 2013

      Jeremy Wade is on a mission to track down the famous monster of Loch Ness, but can he succeed where so many have failed? The journey will take him from the depths of Loch Ness to the volcanoes of Iceland, all in pursuit of the mother of all monsters.

    • Episode 5

      5. Face Ripper

      aired: Sun, Apr 7, 2013

      Angler Jeremy Wade investigates his most disturbing case yet - the story of a man who had his face ripped off in a remote Bolivian river. The journey through dangerous jungle ends with a confrontation with one of his oldest adversaries.

    • Episode 4

      4. Vampires of the Deep

      aired: Sun, May 12, 2013

      Extreme angler Jeremy Wade embarks on a punishing mission to the heart of a thundering waterfall in the Pacific Northwest to battle an ancient river monster said to rise from the murky depths to attack swimmers.

    • Episode 3

      3. Colombian Slasher

      aired: Sun, May 5, 2013

      Angler Jeremy Wade pushes himself and his gear past breaking point to discover what killed a bride in the Colombian Amazon. Amidst dense jungle and hostage-taking rebels, Jeremy discovers evidence that turns the investigation on its head.

    • Episode 2

      2. Killer Torpedo

      aired: Sun, Apr 21, 2013

      Angler Jeremy Wade ventures deep into the heart of Central America in search of a man-sized killer said to leap into boats and cause fatal injuries as it knocks fishermen unconscious and smashes their bones.

    • Episode 1

      1. Atomic Assassin

      aired: Sun, Apr 14, 2013

      Extreme angler Jeremy Wade is on the trail of a monster that leads him to the site of the worst nuclear accident in history - Chernobyl. In a nerve-shredding race against radiation and time, he searches for the perpetrator of a series of grizzly attacks.

  • Watch River Monsters Season 4

    • Episode 8

      Lair of Giants

      aired: Tue, May 29, 2012

      Jeremy Wade explores the hostile wildness of the Essequibo, Guyana's largest river and one of South Americas best kept secrets. Armed with only old journals and his rod, Jeremy is on a mission to discover if monsters of the past still exist.

    • Episode 7

      7. Phantom Assassin

      aired: Sun, May 20, 2012

      Jeremy Wade returns to Australia's predator-packed Fitzroy River in search of one of the world's rarest and least known fish-- the Northern River Shark. It's so elusive that only twenty have ever been caught.

    • Episode 6

      6. Mongolian Mauler

      aired: Sun, May 13, 2012

      When he hears of a recent bloody attack in a remote Mongolian river, angler Jeremy Wade wonders if it could be the work of a giant fish so rare that it's more legend than fact. Pound for pound, this man-sized monster is said to be one of the strongest.

    • Episode 5

      5. Russian Killer

      aired: Sun, May 6, 2012

      Extreme angler Jeremy Wade heads to Russia's remote Amur River, where the mysterious deaths of three men appear to be linked with a reclusive freshwater giant. The prime suspect is a predator that can top a ton and exceed eighteen feet in length.

    • Episode 4

      4. Asian Slayer

      aired: Sun, Apr 22, 2012

      Angler Jeremy Wade returns to the remote rivers of India's Himalayas to investigate a fresh spate of savage attacks. Jeremy thinks he knows the perpetrator's identity, but his plans to catch the monster hit trouble when he learns it's a sacred animal.

    • Episode 3

      Invisible Executioner

      aired: Sun, Apr 15, 2012

      Jeremy Wade takes on Africa's wild Zambezi River to unmask an invisible predator that's dragging fisherman to their deaths. Crocs and hippos are guilty of killing many in plain view, yet it seems there's another monster stalking these deadly waters.

    • Episode 2

      Pack of Teeth

      aired: Sun, Apr 8, 2012

      From the Okavango swamps in southern Africa there are stories of a piranha-like fish that hunts in marauding packs, tearing into other fish, and even human flesh. Angler Jeremy Wade heads into the watery labyrinth to track down this deadly swarm.

    • Episode 1

      American Killers

      aired: Sun, Apr 1, 2012

      Angler Jeremy Wade normally travels into the most remote regions searching for freshwater monsters, but recently he's been getting reports of killers from an unexpected location. This two-hour special follows Wade's investigation of America's killers.

  • Watch River Monsters Season 3

    • Episode 7

      7. Jungle Killer

      aired: Mon, May 30, 2011

      Jeremy Wade sets out to discover the true river monster of South America. Piranha get all the press. There's a more fearsome predator lurking in its rivers? Tipped off by an attack on a diver, Jeremy soon discovers that there is a real monster to find.

    • Episode 6

      6. Cold Blooded Horror

      aired: Sun, May 22, 2011

      Jeremy Wade travels to Japan, to try and uncover the truth behind two of their most extraordinary River Monster legends. He is about to discover a monster like nothing he has ever encountered before.

    • Episode 5

      The Most Bizarre

      aired: Sun, May 15, 2011

      Jeremy Wade travels to Brazil's 'wild west' in search of a river monster that has killed three cowboys. Jeremy finally corners his elusive prey in the most unexpected place. All he has to do then is catch it, without getting killed.

    • Episode 4

      Chainsaw Predator

      aired: Sun, May 1, 2011

      Angler Jeremy Wade heads to the Australian outback to try and catch the rare and fearsome Freshwater Sawfish. This shadowy predator is said to be 18 feet long and attacks boats - but does the fact that it could slash Jeremy to shreds make it a killer?

    • Episode 3

      Silent Assassin

      aired: Sun, Apr 24, 2011

      Jeremy Wade travels to the ParanĂ¡ River in the remote corner of Argentina to investigate the death of a young girl. This creature is not armed with bone crunching jaws or razor sharp teeth but a razor-sharp blade tipped with tissue destroying venom.

    • Episode 2

      Season 3, Episode 2

      aired: Sun, Apr 17, 2011

      Jeremy Wade is on the trail of a mysterious man-eater described over two hundred years ago by a famous explorer. Is the eight-foot beast in question a mere legend, or could it be the same, flesh and blood creature that has attacked divers and children?

    • Episode 1

      The Mutilator

      aired: Sun, Apr 10, 2011

      Jeremy Wade travels to Papua New Guinea to investigate a spate of bizarre deaths on the Sepik River. An island renowned for cannibalism, macabre rituals, and head hunters, Wade is on the trail of creature reported to devour certain male body parts.

  • Watch River Monsters Season 2

    • Episode 7

      Hidden Predator

      aired: Fri, Jun 11, 2010

      Jeremy Wade journeys to the infamous Congo River in Africa in search of the world's most ferocious fish. This supernatural monster predator pushes Jeremy to his physical and mental limit. It requires all of his skills and the help of a witch doctor.

    • Episode 6

      Rift Valley Killers

      aired: Wed, Jun 9, 2010

      The biggest Bull Shark ever recorded was caught in South Africa, in a river. Was this monsterous freshwater catch a horrifying fluke, or are there more shark giants prowling this river? Jeremy Wade heads to South Africa to see if he can land a monster!

    • Episode 5

      Alaskan Horror

      aired: Fri, Jun 11, 2010

      Jeremy Wade is on a quest to Africa's Rift Valley, to explore the roots of fishing and the monsters these first fishermen faced.

    • Episode 4

      Congo Killer

      aired: Fri, Jun 11, 2010

      Extreme angler, Jeremy Wade, searches for the lethal lake monster of native legend that's been dragging people down to an icy grave for centuries. Jeremy ends up landing the largest fish he's ever caught, but is this the monster?

    • Episode 3

      Killer Snakehead

      aired: Fri, Jun 11, 2010

      Jeremy Wade travels to one of the few rivers left on earth that will still test a fisherman. The Congo, a river steeped in legends, and soaked in violence. One spirit in particular is said to lure fishermen from their boats to their death.

    • Episode 2

      Death Ray

      aired: Fri, Jun 11, 2010

      Angler Jeremy Wade sets his sights on an aggressive Far Eastern predator that's now invading America's backyards. Accused of homicide, and said to breathe air and crawl on land, the Snakehead is a monster that sounds more like a gangster than a fish.

    • Episode 1

      Demon Fish

      aired: Wed, Sep 1, 2010

      Jeremy Wade heads to The Mekong River in Thailand in search of one of the world's largest, most terrifying river fish, the Giant Freshwater Stingray. Armed with a venomous 10 inch barbed tail, this 700-pound monster tests Jeremy to his physical limit.

  • Watch River Monsters Season 1

    • Episode 6

      Amazon Flesh Eaters

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      No fish inspires the same terror as the shark. A creature with an insatiable hunger for brutal violence. But at least these killers are confined to the oceans. Or are they? Expert angler Jeremy Wade investigates the deadly Bullshark.

    • Episode 5

      Amazon Assassins

      aired: Fri, Jun 11, 2010

      In the darkest depths of the Amazon lurks a dinosaur. Legends tell of an evil spirit inhabiting an enormous fish. Taller than a man, it is covered in scales and crushes its prey with a tongue made of bone. Jeremy Wade encounters the legendary Arapaima.

    • Episode 4

      European Maneater

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      A man swallowed whole by a fish, a body eaten alive from within. Another penetrated in a most unnatural fashion, yet more with multiple stab wounds. Jeremy Wade is in pursuit of some of the Amazon's most notorious flesh eaters.

    • Episode 3

      Alligator Gar

      aired: Wed, Jun 9, 2010

      In 1976 a packed coach crashed into the Amazon killing 39 people. By the time the bodies were pulled out by rescuers some had been so viciously mutilated by Piranhas they could only be identified by their clothes.

    • Episode 2

      Killer Catfish

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      Wade travels to Germany where he meets victims of a beast that has been raising its snout above the surface of freshwaters in Europe for the past 700 years. We discover that the Wels catfish is an aggressive predator of man eating proportions.

    • Episode 1

      Piranha

      aired: Wed, Sep 1, 2010

      In the deep South is a fish reputed to have committed a series of violent attacks on humans. This creature is said to be as vicious as a shark, big as a ‘gator. Extreme angler Jeremy Wade heads to Texas to reveal the truth about the notorious Aligator Gar.

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