Hans Knudsen has his home harbor in Båtsfjord, which is the fishing capital of Finnmark. He do fishing with his 42 foot "Unn-Kristin", which has quotas in cod fisheries besides the crab quota. He has been fishing for 15 years. In his previous career, he has worked within economics. In his spare time he has a lot of interest in history, as well as hunting and fishing.