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.


Offshore Wind Updates

For over a decade, there have been indications that offshore wind energy development was eventually going to be setting its sights on the Gulf of Maine. Even with all the indicators pointing to something on the horizon, MCFA and the fishing industry were unprepared when the Maine Governor's office announced their intention to apply for the country's first offshore floating wind research array in the Gulf of Maine... Read More 

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 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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