Master Fisher

Master Fishers control fishing vessels and fishing operations to catch and preserve fish, crustacea and molluscs.
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    Overview

    Master Fishers control fishing vessels and fishing operations to catch and preserve fish, crustacea and molluscs.

    Day-to-day

    • directs fishing operations by using knowledge about the species sought, fishing areas, seasons and the capabilities of the vessel and crew
    • directs crew in catching fish, molluscs and crustacea at varying depths using nets, lines, poles, pots and traps.

    Considerations

    • Physically demanding
    • Working outdoors

    To become a Master Fisher

    • You usually need relevant experience to work as a Master Fisher. While formal qualifications aren't essential, a certificate III or IV in fishing operations may be useful.

      Take a Diploma of Aquaculture