Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Jake Prowls Harbour in Hunt for Barra

Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Jake Prowls Harbour in Hunt for Barra

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JAKE Sharpe is addicted to the thrill of catching barramundi.

He's just a little competitive and loves heading out on the water with his older brother. For as long as he can remember he has fished. For the past 18 years, he's cast a line or two and has become addicted to the culture of it. C[pounds sterling]Since as long as I can remember I've been fishing, I try to get out once a fortnight,C[yen] he said. He likes to enter into a bit of healthy competition with his brother. They don't get out on the water together to often but when they do it's a good competition. C[pounds sterling]We even out a bit, it's usually about 50/50 so it's hard to say who wins more.C[yen] Jake has caught some big barramundi and he boasts about his catches with a gentleman's modesty. Just two months ago, Jake was out in the harbour and pulled a 119cm barramundi. …

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