Posted by on Nov 2, 2010 in Commercial Fishing | 16 comments

Unemployable? Recession got you down? Here’s a list of things to keep in mind when beginning a new job on a fishing boat. The first rule is easy: The captain’s in charge. He’s the at-sea version of God. He also is the one who hires you. The hiring takes place at the dock. Sea gulls fly overhead. A barrel of salted lobster bait reeks in the sun. Your...

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