‘Jacob’s First Mandolin’
A friendly wager on a family fishing trip to Emerald Isle years ago resulted in one boy’s dream come true. That boy, all grown up, turned his dream come true into a career.
Try your own hand at catching two fish with one cast, then explore more of the Crystal Coast’s watersport adventures, ocean views and live music scene.
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Visit North Carolina is proud to showcase the work of filmmaker Taylor Sharp, who shares the incredible story of a family’s friendly wager into a lifelong passion. This film was produced as part of Visit NC's Firsts that Last Film Series.