The average pay for a Fisher Crab is $27,827 a year and $13 an hour in Nova Scotia, Canada.
The average salary range for a Fisher Crab is between $22,879 and $32,612.
This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Nova Scotia, Canada.
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Fishes for marine life, including crab, eel, or lobster, using pots (cages with funnel-shaped net openings): ties marker float to line, attaches line to pot, fastens bait inside pot, and lowers pot into water.
Hooks marker float with pole and pulls up pot.
Reaches through hinged door of pot to remove catch or dumps catch on deck.
Measures catch with fixed gauge to ensure compliance with legal size.
Places legal catch in container and tosses illegal catch overboard.
Places peg in hinge of claws to prevent lobsters, in container, from killing each other.
May rig and lower dredge (rake scoop with bag net attached), drag dredge behind boat to gather marine life from water bottom, and hoist it to deck by hand or using block and tackle.
May be designated according to type of marine life fished for as fisher, crab; fisher, eel; fisher, lobster.