The Lobstermen

Cyrus Sleeper

South Thomaston, Maine

Cyrus Sleeper’s dad—the first lobsterman of the Sleeper family—used to take his son out on …

Steve Train

Long Island, Maine

After majoring in small business at Northeastern University in Boston, Steve Train returned to his …

Bruce Fernald

Islesford, Hancock County

The lobstering industry isn’t known for its glitz and glamour, but one of Maine’s own …

Andy Grove

Stonington, Jericho Bay

Andrew Gove, 83, is a man who sticks to things. Take, for instance, lobstering. On …

The Gamage Family

South Bristol, Muscongus Bay

On a crisp March morning, Arnie Gamage Jr., 59, and his sons, Adam, 36, and …

Sam Hyler

Islesford, Frenchman’s Bay

It’s amazing what a bit of bad weather can do to you when you are …

Genevieve McDonald

Stonington, Penobscot Bay

Genevieve McDonald, 32, of Stonington, was one of 11 young Maine lobster harvesters who traveled …

John Olson

Cushing, St. George River, Muscongus Bay

John Olson has been lobstering for a long time. When the 91-year-old Cushing man was …