Maine Lobster Stories

Behind Every Good Fisherman, there’s a Busy Wharf

Each morning up and down the Maine coast, thousands of lobster boats head out for …

Back to School: A Summer of Hands On Education

With summer in the rear view mirror, my three children are all back at school. …

Strawberries, Blueberries, New Shells

If you live in Maine, there are a few ways to know summer is in …

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 …