Tom Kandola home port is Vestre-Jakobselv, located on the northern side of Norway’s easternmost fjord Varangerfjord. He fishes with his 30-foot-vessel called “Edel M” named after his wife. He fishes with jigging, nets and pots and he has a fishing quota for cod, haddock and saithe, as well as king crab. Tom has a long professional career at public authorities, with road maintenance. He has been a fisherman for the last ten years and is very is very satisfied of being self-employed and the free life as a fisherman. In his spare time, Tom likes to reap the benefits of nature, like hunting for moose, fishing for big salmon in the river and picking berries in the mountains.