Construct weirs of brush or netting to catch fish.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Weir Fishers do?
Constructs weirs of brush or netting to catch fish: Drives poles and stakes in channels at points of land extending into water, between islands, or in rapids to form circular or heart-shaped enclosure. Fastens stringers and weaves brush or netting horizontally between posts and stakes. Constructs lead of brush to deflect fish into trap. Removes fish from weir with purse seine. This method of fishing is considered illegal in some states when navigation and conservation are obstructed.
Should I be a Weir Fisher?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You love the challenge of tackling difficult work.
You keep pushing through, even when faced with tough obstacles.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
Also known as:
Fisher, Weir, Weir Fisherman
How to become a Weir Fisher
Most Weir Fishers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Bachelor's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field.
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