Maine Lobster Stories

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 …

Recreational Lobstering

While I’ve been cutting my teeth as a stern man, my husband has been lobstering …

Amateur Moves: The One that Got Me

My alarm went off at 4am. I had to be at the wharf by 5, …