Arne Pedersen

Arne Pettersen

Arne has been involved in many different activities before he became a king crab fisherman. He is a trained car mechanic, engineer, worked as a teacher in a high school, not to mention he has been in politics for 12 years. He has also been active in Jakobselv theater group for 36 years. Now Arne is a leader in Norway Kystfiskarlag where he is concerned that coastal resources should accrue to the local population.

Fishing crabs since 1996
Largest crab 6.9 kg
Interests Accompanying music to dancers


Type Traditional plastic fishing boat
Length 42 feet
Crew 1