Brett is the skipper of the fishing trawler ‘Maxie-B’, endorsed to fish in the Fish Northern Zone sector of the NSW Ocean Trawl Fishery.
Brett is generally at sea for one night at a time, returning fresh seafood to local markets in a responsible and sustainable way. He may work night or day dependent on the season, target species, area fished, depth, tides, currents and weather conditions.
The ‘Maxie-B’ is a demersal otter trawler that tows a single rig trawl net.
Image source: Australian Government – Australian Fisheries Management Authority
Learn more about fish trawling from the Australian Fisheries Management Authority
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