fisherman

fisherman

fisherman:

Who are they and what do they do? The fisherman is involved in catching fish from a ship, trawler, or fishing boat at sea, or, sometimes, on inland waters. S/he can work alone or together with others. S/he sells fish to fish shops, factories producing frozen fish or private individuals.

What are the activities of the job? The main work activities are: preparing the boat; preparing nets, rods or baits; buying ice for conservation of fishes; fishing with nets, fishing lamp, lines; gathering fish from nets; selling fish.

Where is it done and under what conditions? On the boat and in port. Fishing is very dependent on the weather conditions which can, at times, be very bad indeed, at sea. Some risks are involved because of this.

What tools/equipment do they use? Boats or ships, nets, bait, fishhooks, ice, and other fishing equipment.

What do you need to succeed? You do not need any specific level of education. But you should love the sea as well being strong and physically fit.


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