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Photo by Rick Morgan Matt Morgan of Lakewood Township stands alongside one of the bull caribou he shot on a hunting trip to Alaska's Brooks Range. He and his dad, Rick Morgan of Lakewood Township, shot four caribou on their 11-day trip.

Alaska hunt 'trip of a lifetime' for father and son


By Sam Cook

Duluth News Tribune

The welcoming party was a grizzly. Rick and Matt Morgan, father and son from Lakewood Township, had just landed by float plane on a small lake in Alaska's Brooks Range for a week of caribou hunting.

"We weren't even off the floats of the plane when a grizzly started walking into our camp," said Rick Morgan, 57. "All the gun cases were locked, and the ammunition was in different packs."

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