Maine Lobster Stories

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 …

Signs of Spring: Blackflies & Alewives

There are few things that mark spring’s arrival in Maine with more certainty than the …

What’s in a Name: A Look Behind the Lore

It was a wintry day when Peter Miller and I visited Skip Connell’s shop in …

Prêt à Porter: Fisherman Style

The text read: “Friday looks like a day if you’re available. 5:30 at the dock.” …

Just Beneath the Surface – Island Life and Lobster Pizza

It used to be, no matter where you lived, you knew someone who had come …

Cabin Skiffs & Grilled Lobster Tails

The plan, which I had made with Luke Holden, co-founder of Luke’s Lobster and Cape …

Lobster Cakes & Living Well – A Downeast Portrait

Every now and again in life you have the good fortune to meet someone who …