A History of Hunting in the Great Smoky Mountains

Product Number: EB00752777
Released: Jan 31, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781625843753
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
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Description

Discover the history and lore of this region's legendary outdoorsmen-and their faithful dogs: "Well worth reading" (Bear Hunting Magazine). Man versus beast-it's an age-old struggle that has been part of the rugged terrain of the Great Smoky Mountains since humans first encountered the region centuries ago. Bob Plott, a descendant of the breeder of the Plott hound and an avid outdoorsman in North Carolina, takes readers on a quest back through time for a glimpse into the minds and the rifles of the region's most intrepid hunters. From the primitive weaponry and prevailing tactics of the Cherokee to the audacious rifle-toting ridge runners, and even a gruesome gang of cannibalistic rogues, these stories are truly a gripping tribute to mountain life and the adventure of the game.

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Genre: History, Sports, Travel
Original Publish Date: Sep 01, 2008

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