Fishing Accessories Maker

Set up and operate machines to form fishing accessories or accessory parts.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $54,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Fishing Accessories Makers do?

Sets up and operates machines to form fishing accessories or accessory parts, performing any combination of following tasks: Sets up and operates power press that cuts out parts, such as fish spear frames, barbed spear tines or fish stringer catches [PUNCH-PRESS OPERATOR II]. Starts abrasive wheel and guides barbed end of tine against wheel to sharpen barb [BENCH GRINDER]. Joins spear frame and tines together to form head of fish spear, using spot welding machine. Operates machine that bends and cuts wire to form stringer parts. Inserts roll of wire on machine spindle, through guides, and into machine feed. Starts machine that bends and cuts wire to form stringer chain or clips. Tends crimping machine that folds metal tip inward against chain or rope to form stringer. Positions preformed hollow metal tip in holding device of machine bed. Inserts end of chain or rope into base of tip. Moves lever to lower machine ram against tip, crimping tip against chain or rope to form fish stringer.

Should I be a Fishing Accessories Maker?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • High Achiever: You love the challenge of tackling difficult work.

  • How to Become a
    Fishing Accessories Maker

    Fishing Accessories Makers 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 Fishing Accessories Maker-related education!
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