First Name – Cloe
Last Name – Trotter
What year did you first start fishing? 2017
Are you part of a generational fishing family? Yes, 4th generation
What was your reason or motivation for choosing professional fishing as a career?
It was what I have grown up with. I just remember always being on the water in Dads fishing boat. Fishing just comes naturally.
What are your top 3 species for your business?
- Mud Crab
- Blue Swimmer Crabs
What is the most memorable moment for you during your fishing career?
Probably the day I got spiked by a catfish and the spike got stuck in my hand while the catfish was still in the net. It finally wriggled free but I still have some nerve damage in that spot.
What does the co-op mean to you? OR Why are you part of the co-op?
Security. This industry has a lot of uncertainties but being part of the co-op gives me security of a facility to weigh my product in as well as access to the extras needed to run my business.
What’s a hobby you have outside of fishing?
Just spending time with my family.
Have you been on the board of directors? If so what years or for how long?