January Storms Nearly Wiped Out Maine’s Lobster Industry. Now Comes The Hard Part.

While the full toll has not yet been accounted, the damage along the Maine coast is widespread. In Hancock County, which includes Stonington and nearby Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park, emergency managers report more than $10.2 million in damage to public infrastructure, which doesn’t include losses by property owners and small businesses such as Greenhead Lobster.

Maine Lobstermen Sue State Over Requirement to Track Boats

Federal and state regulators say the trackers will help them understand fishing patterns and protect right whales. Lobstermen say the devices violate their privacy rights.

A ‘Whole Way of Life’ at Risk as Warming Waters Change Maine’s Lobster Fishing

November 9, 2023 Trevor Hughes, USA TODAY

It’s not just the warmer water that’s changing fishing here on the rocky coast of northern New England. Heavy rains are lowering the ocean’s salinity. And warm-water fish that don’t belong keep showing up.

Celebrate National Lobster Day with Maine’s Iconic Fishery

The Maine Lobster Marketing Collaborative (MLMC) is proud to celebrate the 8th annual National Lobster Day on Sept. 25 and commemorate the legacy of the hardworking men and women behind one of Maine’s oldest and most important industries.

Do-Not-Eat Listing Draws Lawsuit From Maine Lobster Industry

A coalition representing the Maine lobster industry is suing an aquarium on the other side of the country for recommending that seafood customers avoid buying a variety of lobster mostly harvested in their state.