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?

  1. Mud Crab
  2. Blue Swimmer Crabs
  3. Bream

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?