Fish Net Stringer

String fish nettings to meter lines or ropes.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Fish Net Stringers do?

Strings fish netting to meter lines or ropes to form gill or pound nets, using needles and thread or twine, using either of following methods: Ties seaming twine or thread to end of meter line or rope. Runs twine through outside meshes of netting, and over and under meter line to string gill net, using needles. Draws shuttle-type wooden needle through successive meshes of netting, brings needle over and under rope at specified distance, and makes half hitch to fasten twine to rope. May be designated according to type of net strung as Gill-Net Stringer; Webbing Seamer, Pound Net.


Should I be a Fish Net Stringer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Gill-Net Stringer

    How to become a Fish Net Stringer

    Fish Net Stringers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Fish Net Stringer-related education!
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