Catch of a Lifetime

Gary Steele was once a builder who got by. Now he's a veteran lobster fisherman who's considering putting a tennis court on his family's 1.5-ha property in Kingston, 300 km south of Adelaide. How did this change come about? Twenty years ago, Steele built a house for a local man, Merv Braithwaite, who told him, "You know, you'd make more money fishing than building." With something of a family background in fishing, Steele thought he'd give it a go, even though his wife, Julie, had her doubts and everything he knew about the game could be scrawled on a cray's pincers....

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