First Name – Josh
Last Name – Trotter
What year did you first start fishing? 2015
What age were you? 16
Are you part of a generational fishing family? Yes – my Father is a commercial fisherman (David Trotter)
What was your reason or motivation for choosing professional fishing as a career?
Since a very early age I fished with my Dad both commercially and for fun.
It’s a great lifestyle and I love boats and the water.
What are your top 3 species for your business?
3 Bar Cod
What is the most memorable moment for you during your fishing career?
Fishing for Spotty Mackeral, beautiful glassed out day. I filled the icebox with spotty mac and snapper – the best snapper was 11 kg.
What does the co-op mean to you? OR Why are you part of the co-op?
The coop is important to the fishing community for many reasons:
- Sells my product for me
- Outlet to sell to the public
- Cost efficient
- Convenient for – dropping off product, icing down & fuel
- good facilities,
- accessible by boat or car
- Fantastic staff who are always willing to help
What’s a hobby you have outside of fishing?
I go up north with my family fishing for holidays so I would say fishing is also my hobby.
I do like to spend time with my fiancé and son whenever I can out on the water.
Have you been on the board of directors? If so what years or for how long? NO