Oddvar comes from a small place called Vestre Jakobselv, up in the north of Norway . He has been a fisherman on his own boat for 46 years. He has mostly fished with nets. Before he became a fisherman, he was a farmer. He has also worked as a car mechanic and he is still very good at repairing cars. His spare time, he likes to spend at the mountain cabin. He often invites his fellows to discuss political and environmental issues.