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Hickey Bros. Research LLC, a private fisheries research company, is seeking full-time and relief positions. We operate a fleet of 32’-50’  gill net and trap net boats on inland lakes throughout the Inland Northwest. 

  • Candidates should have general diesel engine maintenance experience
  • Commercial / Research Fishing Experience
  • Candidates must be willing to work on a rotation basis 3 weeks on 2 weeks off, or something similar, our busy season is May - October
  • Must be able to pass random drug and alcohol tests.

We offer a competitive wage/salary and housing is provided. Qualified and Serious candidates need only apply.  Please submit resumes, licenses and endorsements as well as references to Mark Liter,

Region: Atlantic Central

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Region: Gulf Coast

** Seeking Licensed CHIEF ENGINEER for Commercial Longline Fishing Vessel **


Alaskan Leader Fisheries is seeking full time qualified and Licensed Engineers (Chief Eng. 2500HP min.) to work on board our fishing vessels in the Bering Sea. 

Required knowledge of:

-Diesel Engines

-Direct expansion ammonia and Freon large capacity Refer systems

-Shipboard Electrical DC & AC

-Welding and Metal Fabrication skills

-Mustad Autoline Systems (including basic knowledge of PLC controllers and Servo Motors)


-Plumbing and Pumps

-HVAC (Heating and AC)

Chiefs are responsible for part ordering, maintenance, shipyard work and other vessel related duties.  

Pay is competitive, DOE, and is a guaranteed daily rate of at least $700/day or percentage - whichever is higher. 

Please email or fax your resume to: or fax: (866) 649-2675

Region: Western

National Fisherman Live

National Fisherman Live: 4/22/14

  • OSU study targets commercial fishing injuries
  • Delaware's native mud crab making recovery
  • Alaska salmon catch projected to drop 47 percent
  • West Coast groundfish fishery bill passes
  • Maine's scallop season strongest in years

Brian Rothschild of the Center for Sustainable Fisheries on revisions to the Magnuson-Stevens Act.

Inside the Industry

The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council is currently soliciting applicants for open advisory panel seats as well as applications from scientists interested in serving on its Scientific and Statistical Committee.


The North Carolina Fisheries Association (NCFA), a nonprofit trade association representing commercial fishermen, seafood dealers and processors, recently announced a new leadership team. Incorporated in 1952, its administrative office is in Bayboro, N.C.


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