Monday, October 16, 2006

Balcony Shark Hunter

ROBBIE Hughes says people are genuinely shocked upon hearing he reels in man-eating sharks from his balcony six floors above a Gold Coast lake.

Not so much shocked at the bizarre nature of his fishing habits but more surprised at how many sharks are found in Gold Coast canals and rivers.

Mr Hughes, 26, fishes for bull sharks off his Varsity Lakes apartment balcony above Lake Orr in between watching television and playing video games.

He uses a boat rod to reel the sharks up to the carpark level of the apartment block before his friend David Rolando races downstairs to hook them with a gaff.

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