Commercial Fishing

If you work in Commercial Fishing, it is your job to catch fish for human and animal consumption, bait, and other purposes. Your duties likely include all aspects of the fishing operation as well as recording daily activities in the ship’s log.

The associations listed below represent organizations made up of people (members) who work and promote advancement in the field.  Associations provide opportunities to network, develop professional relationships, learn more about a field’s trends and directions, and many even provide job postings.

If you think you are interested in a career in Commercial Fishing, there are programs at technical, community, and public and private colleges to help you prepare for this line of work.  Use the College Search Tool to begin your discovery.  Enter the keyword ‘maritime’ into the search field.