Maine Fishermen have been feeding our communities for generations.

Now they are working to feed our most vulnerable who struggle with food security.

News and Updates

Dock Talk Podcast


Maine Coast Dock Talk's first "Fish Wrap" dives into the concept of 30x30 and the impact that protecting 30% of the US oceans may have on fishermen.


Ben Martens was joined by Leigh Habegger of Seafood Harvesters of America, Noah Oppenheim of Homarus Strategies, and Monique Coombs of the Maine Coast Fishermen's Association.

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Gifts the Give Back

We have partnered with some of our favorite Maine businesses to create unique gifts that share the story of Maine's fishing communities and support the people and places we love. 


Whether you're staying in Maine or missing Vacationland from afar, we hope you will consider purchasing a "gift that gives back" from the MCFA online store.


Big Win for Maine Scallop Fishermen

"Small-boats matter. We don't often get a win, but after 10 years of persistence, we did today.” Togue Brawn, owner of Downeast Dayboat and a long-time advocate for Maine’s scallop fishermen.

Read our press release on the monumental vote. 

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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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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.


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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Brunswick, ME 04011

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