we persevere.
working together to create a sustainable and vibrant fishing future for Maine 

The Maine Coast Fishermen's Association works to enhance the sustainability of Maine’s fisheries by advocating for the needs of community-based fishermen and the environmental restoration of the Gulf of Maine.

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MCFA has cultivated a list of resources to help fishermen through the pandemic and economic crisis. 

Find Maine Seafood

See our ever-expanding list of ways to buy Maine seafood. Whether you are local or just wish you were, we have the resources to connect you with the seafood you want! 


Eat Local Seafood.  Support Local Fishermen.  

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COVID-19 Financial Resource Webinar

Did you miss the webinar? 

Check out the video and reach out to our experts if you need a hand

Thank you to our experts from Maine's Small Business Development Center, CEI, and SCORE for helping fishermen navigate the Paycheck Protection Program and the Economic Injury Disaster Advance Loan, and Unemployment on our webinar. 

Right Whales, Wrong Time

In mid-April, a federal judge ruled that NOAA fisheries had not been doing enough to protect right whales.


How did we get here? What does this mean for Maine fishermen? Where do we go from here? Ben Martens interviews Patrice McCarron of the Maine Lobstermen's Association in our latest podcast.

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The Fishermen's Association

Rebuilding Gulf of Maine fisheries, preserving access for Maine fishermen, and advancing innovative projects to support future generations


Projects & Programs

Building solutions to the problems of today and tomorrow through advocacy, education, research, and collaboration 

Maine Coast Community Sector

Leases, allocation, and member information

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An industry-based nonprofit that identifies and fosters ways to restore the fisheries of the Gulf of Maine and sustain Maine's fishing communities for future generations. 

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14 Maine Street, Suite 412 G/H, Box 40

Brunswick, ME 04011

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