Maine Lobster Stories

Lobsters – Getting them from They-ahh to Hee-yahhh

Not long ago, I sat at my neighbor’s kitchen table. I’m often there, our kids …

Beyond the Beauty: Lighthouses

There are few things more emblematic of Maine than its lighthouses. 65 of them dot …

Quiet Wharfs & the Business of Lobstering

When most of us think about lobster from Maine, we think about the colorful buoys …

Winter Storm: Lobstermen Style

My main concern when the storm hit Maine in late October – leaving 90,000 without …

Commercial Lobstering and Start ups: Two Worlds Aligned

In the world of start ups it’s called the valley of death – the time …

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Maine Lobster

Maine Lobster is an iconic American industry, but there might be some things you didn’t …

Lobsterbakes and Islands – Summer in Maine

Few things are as emblematic of summer in Maine as a lobster bake.  Along our …

New Shell vs. Hard Shell: What’s the Difference?

Can you tell the difference between a New Shell and Hard Shell Maine Lobster? With …

Fishermen + Scientists = If not Love, Friends with Benefits

The sustainability of Maine’s lobster fishery is often touted: v-notch for egg bearing females, both …