Currituck: Ducks, Politics & Outlaw Gunners

Currituck: Ducks, Politics & Outlaw Gunners

by Travis Morris


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In this insider account, Currituck native Travis Morris takes readers into the blind and regales them with stories of powerful men and their guns in a bygone era when duck hunting clubs flourished and featured prominently in local politics, neighbors feuded over duck hunters rights and interloping men of industry swept in to build lodges. Senators, governors and presidents came, and these are the untold stories of their hunts. From the duck hunting vacation that John F. Kennedy planned but never took to Kerr Scott's apple-flavored tobacco, Morris and friends expose the guileless and the guilty alike in this lighthearted

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781596294974
Publisher: History Press, The
Publication date: 07/15/2008
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 1,088,702
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Travis Morris was born in Coinjock, North Carolina, in 1932, and was in the Coast Guard from 1951 to 1954. He has been involved in the commercial trucking business, a sportsmen’s guide, a commercial fisherman and the owner of a real estate company in Currituck. In 1974, he operated Monkey Island Club and opened it to the public for the first time since its founding in 1876. In 1983, Travis and John H. High started Piney Island Club, which Travis is still a member of.

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