How do you get a job on a shrimping boat?

how can you get a job on a commercial fishing boat?

Any advice.

4 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
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    First of all, learn all you can about the shrimping business. Know the names of the tools of the trade and so on. Impress 'em with knowledge and ask for hands on training, go boat to boat and ask them for a job. Let 'em know that you are willing to learn and want a job. Do it daily, some one will break eventually and in the process, you will start to know the people and they will know you.You do realize that you'll be picked on and considered "green" for a long time until you get the ropes. All that 'bubba gump" crap won't fly here, this is serious business and you better be on your p's and q's. if you want to work with these guys on a long term.

  • 1 decade ago

    It's an awful job. Why would you want to do it? Just apply at a pier with shrimp boats. If you look half decent, you will get a job.

  • 1 decade ago

    watch forest gump

  • 1 decade ago

    just ask Bubba

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