News of Maine's Coast and Islands
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A quick, random survey of a half-dozen fishermen on their use of personal flotation devices, or PFDs, at the annual Maine Fishermen’s Forum in Rockport on March 1 led to a telling moment.
Atlantic herring, a small fish known to school in the several billions, is a favorite bait of the lobster industry. They’re easy to catch. Lobsters love to eat them. But...
Residents between ages 20 and 29 made up over 20 percent of the Portland’s population in 2017.
Five years and 15,000 miles later, the changing of the guard at Anderson Marine & Hardware in seaside Gouldsboro has so far been smooth sailing.
Scallop farming in Maine has been in a long period of gestation. But after initial trials to market last year, it’s about ready to debut as a commercial venture.
The event included an informal conversation between Hannah Pingree, who had just been appointed to a new role in Gov. Janet Mills’ administration, focusing on innovation, and Island Institute president Rob Snyder.
“We are the squid capital of the East Coast,” said Dan Costa, the port manager at Galilee. “Squid is our mainstay fishery here.
Luke’s Lobster, an international chain of restaurants founded by Cape Elizabeth native Luke Holden in 2009, has announced it will operate a seafood buying station in Boothbay Harbor.