Seeking info on Holly Haven from Meek vs. Hayes court case

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Seeking info on Holly Haven from Meek vs. Hayes court case

Post by pawpaw17 » Wed Nov 05, 2008 9:03 pm


I'm doing some research on the old Meek vs. Hayes case
from 1988-1990 that established the current laws regarding
access to Kansas streams. Holly Haven Outfitters was running
float trips on Shoal Creek that led to a fued with a land owner
who strung barbed wire across the creek.

I've been trying to contact people who worked for Holly Haven
but haven't had luck dredging up names. Does anyone know or remember
any of the people involved?

Any thoughts or contact info would be much appreciated.


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Post by TJ » Mon Nov 10, 2008 11:55 am

I don't know who worked for Holly Haven Outfitters, but another interesting viewpoint might be from a former KCKA member and attorney, who acted as a KCKA's voice in the Supreme Court lawsuit.

His name is Michael Gibbens and he still lives in Tonganoxie, KS. Michael might have some old files on this too.

Michael and I used to paddle together along with his son, Casey, who also paddles.
Paddlingly yours,

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