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Kitty Hawk in Dare County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Take a Boy Fishing in North Carolina

 
 
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By Don Morfe, August 11, 2014
1. Take a Boy Fishing in North Carolina Marker
Inscription.  
945 lb. Atlantic Blue Marlin
6th largest on record when caught on
July 28, 1983 aboard the
Carolinian
Oregon Inlet, NC
Captain Tony Tillett, Mate Bull Tolson
Angler Zak Garcia, age 14
of Southern Shores, NC
Time of fight: Approximately 1 hour
Length: 14’2” Girth: 72”
Zak's Crew:
Mickey Hayes · Southern Shores, NC
Ralph English · Altavista, VA
Dave Farkas · Fort Lauderdale, FL
Lou Thomason · Virginia Beach, VA

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsSports.
 
Location. 36° 5.898′ N, 75° 42.936′ W. Marker is in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, in Dare County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of North Croatan Highway (U.S. 158) and Ocean Boulevard (North Carolina Highway 12), on the right when traveling south. The marker is located in the Aycock Brown Welcome Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5230 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk NC 27949, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Monument to a Century of Flight (about 400 feet away,
Take a Boy Fishing in North Carolina Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 11, 2014
2. Take a Boy Fishing in North Carolina Marker
measured in a direct line); Wright Brothers' Memorial (approx. 2.7 miles away); Currituck Sound (approx. 4.6 miles away); Kill Devil Hills Fire Rescue Memorial (approx. 5.3 miles away); Powder Ridge Club (approx. 5˝ miles away); Field for Flight (approx. 6 miles away); Four Powered Flights (approx. 6 miles away); The First Successful Flight of an Airplane (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kitty Hawk.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 29, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 431 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 29, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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