Bob Plott

The official state dog of North Carolina

Photo courtesy Plott Family Collections

“I don’t know what their name for the Plott dog was in German or exactly what they came from. I wasn’t there. But when the old man brought them here, they named them after him—they called them Plotts.” — Henry “Von” Plott Read more

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Bear hunter

Michael Meissner illustration

Describing the typical bear hunt is almost impossible. Conditions, terrain and the behavior of both bears and dogs are ever changing. And that’s what makes the sport so challenging, fun, and often frustrating. Read more