The Story of the Plott Hound: Strike & Stay

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Overview
The Plott bear hound, a dog originally from Germany and developed in the North Carolina mountains, is known as one of the world's best hunting dog breeds. Recognized now as one of the premier hunting dogs in America, the Plott bear hound is unique among hunting dog breeds because it descends from Germanic stock rather than the traditional English foxhound. The breed's story began when its original breeder, Johannes Plott, and his brother Enoch left Germany in 1750 with their prized hunting dogs. This trip across the Atlantic began the two-hundred-year journey that would culminate in the North Carolina mountains with the development of what is now arguably the world's finest breed of hunting dog. This fascinating story of the Plott family and the Plott hound is a classic American tale of adventurers and underdogs--a story that Bob Plott, the great-great-great-grandson of Johannes Plott, is uniquely qualified to tell.
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ISBN: 9781596292628
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
Date:
State: North Carolina
Images: 73
Pages: 192
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
Author
Robert "Bob" Plott is a great-great-great-grandson of Johannes Plott. He has spent most of his professional career working either as a manufacturing manager or as a martial arts instructor. He is an avid outdoorsman and an accomplished woodcarver and sketch artist. Bob is a member of the American Plott Association, the National Plott Hound Association and the North Carolina Bear Hunters Association. This is his first book. He lives with his wife, son and their Plott hounds outside of Statesville, North Carolina.