Maine Lobster Stories

Traps; Trucks and New Shells

As the days lengthen along Maine’s coast there’s a palpable bustle: everything is on the …

Why Make It Maine?

Lobster is arguably the most delicious treat of the summer season and beyond. But there’s …

Hand-Caught Lobster, Hand-Painted Buoys

“I’m a terrible painter,” I said to Josh Miller when he invited me to spend …

Big Lobsters and No Land in Sight

This winter in Maine has been mild by any measure, but not the day I …

Girls in the Boat

My plan had been to write about fishing families who pass their skill and knowledge …

Bringing in the Gear and Celebrating the Holidays

As winter bears down on the Maine coast, talk among lobstermen has turned to bringing …

Sights and Sounds

When most people think of Maine lobsters, they imagine the iconic lobster boat, the brightly-colored …

In the Kitchen – A Real Lobster Adventure

It’s a well-known fact among my family and friends that I can’t cook. The new …

On the Water, at Home

If you’ve spent any length of time along the coast of Maine, chances are you’ve …