Vancouver Island University
Fishing Masters and Officers


(NOC 8442)

Career Description

Trappers set and position traps along trails; maintain trails for access to traplines; operate snowmobiles or travel on foot, snowshoes, or skis to patrol traplines; kill / skin catch for pelts; and treat / market pelts. They also trap live animals for sale / relocation purposes, and trap designated animals for bounty / other animal control programs.

Duties May Include

They may monitor animal populations to ensure future sustainability.

Where They Work

People in this group are self-employed trappers.

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Vancouver Island University
Nanaimo, British Columbia, CA

Related Program(s):
Animal Care Aide Certificate
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Modified on May 20, 2012