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Maine Fishermen have been feeding our communities for generations.

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

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Fishermen Feeding Mainers

Maine Fishermen have been feeding communities for generations. Now they are working to feed our most vulnerable who struggle with food security.

Together, we can reach our goal of 100,000 donated meals while supporting Maine's fishermen and the working waterfront. 


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One Fathom

Maine Coast Fishermen's Association partnered with Loyal Citizen Clothing create our "One Fathom Away" t-shirt and sweatshirt

The money raised will be going towards MCFA's efforts to continue to support Maine fishermen as we navigate the pandemic. 

Check out our online store for other great gifts!

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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