Fishing Hand

Fishing Hands catch fish, crustacea and molluscs using nets, pots, lines and traps in ocean and inland waters.
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    Overview

    Fishing Hands catch fish, crustacea and molluscs using nets, pots, lines and traps in ocean and inland waters.

    Day-to-day

    • attaches gear and fastens towing cables to nets
    • casts and lowers nets, pots, lines and traps into water
    • prepares lines, attaches running gear and bait, and sets lines into position
    • hauls in fishing gear and removes fish and other marine life
    • sorts, cleans, preserves, stows and refrigerates catch.

    Considerations

    • Physically demanding
    • Working outdoors

    To become a Fishing Hand

    • You can work as a Fishing Hand without formal qualifications, however, a certificate I, II or III in fishing operations may be useful.

    Skills employers are looking for

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