Marty Meierotto was always passionate about looking up for animals and then trapping. This was in his genre because of his dad, who shared similar interests.
His old man was fond of taking Marty to the site. This is where Marty would hone his trapping technique. At that time, he was just 7’years old. Read this to learn more about his Plane Crash. Also, know what happened to Marty on Mountain Men.
Marty Meierotto Net Worth, T.v. Shows.
Marty decided to follow his father footstep. So, soon after college -he started working in the trapping zone. There he saw that Wisconsin has a lot of competition rising in trap field and the scope is less.
So, he moved to Alaska to venture animals deep into its forest. He also beforehand worked as a janitor, a logger in Fairbanks for tent setups and also worked at a construction site for buying food, traps, etc.
After which he was approached by the history channel to cast him in the show “Mountain Men” due to his records of trapping in Alaska. He is also a smokejumper and provides the firefight service all across Alaska during Summer, i.e. from April-October.
In this business, he is paid a handsome amount while from Nov-March, he sells lynx for fur in the city and supports his family. He is the best trapper and survivalist by profession. Marty Meierotto net worth is $250,000. He was the part of the shows “Mountain Men” and “Mountain Men; Fully Loaded.
Marty Meierotto Plane Crash.
Marty has his cabin situated close to the Draanjik river, on the Northern slope of Alaska. As such, he frequently relied on his Piper PA-18A-150 super club aircraft for the journey.
On the Mountain Men episode titled “Closest Call”, Marty Meierotto’s aeroplane took a downward nosedive. It was about to crash but then he managed to regulate and stabilise it, making a slow landing.
He was also left stranded there at night with none of his survival gear. There he had to seek food to rely on the whole winter.
Marty Meierotto Plane Crash didn’t happen as he was brave to not let that happen.
Marty Meierotto is Married to wife Dominique.
He found the love of his life, wife Dominique, married her and they have a little daughter named, Noah Jane. Though he is quite old(in ’50s) to have a baby, but still, he is happy about having her in his life.
During winters, he works less and also he is not available at trapline frequently as he gives his priority to his family, stays with them and cares about their needs. His happy family resides in the city named, Two Rivers.
Why is Marty Meierotto Leaving “Mountain Men”?
On one of the recent episode of Mountain Men on History Channel, Marty Meierotto confirmed about his quitting the show which left his fans and followers filled with awestruck.
In the last 8 seasons, he had managed to get a large number of audience who used to watch his magnificent skills while the survivalist ventures out into the wider forest of Alaska to spend his winters in a one-room cabin. When asked him about the show quitting -he stated that he is tired of camera clicks and flashes.
Now, all he wants to do is spend quality time with his 15’year old kid, Noah. They both will be having the company of each other for trapline in the coming winter. He also stated that he had a tough decision to make. So, after giving his thought, a deeper root -he chose to quit the show.
He narrated about his past 8’years which went on camera and shoots. And he also exclaimed that when one is dying and is on death bed, all they think about is -what they did in their whole life?
So, I don’t want the rest of me to be on camera because, at the end of the day, I am just a trapper.
He believes his decision is totally worth taking as by this, he would be with his family all the time and they could live happily ever after.
Now you know what happened to Marty on Mountain Men.
Some Facts About Him,
- Marty was photographed with his bandana around his mane and also with his green parka, dark snow trousers and boots.
- He was featured on the cover of “Field and Stream”.
- He is capable of holding .358 calibre rifle and lots of lynx fur on him.
- He has a weird habit of spitting tobacco juice in the snow.
- He is very resourceful because he customizes his aircraft in such a way that it is lighter and faster that too with less patrol.