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 through advocating for the needs of community-based fishermen

and the environmental restoration of the Gulf of Maine.


2019 Community Leadership Award

At MCFA's annual meeting, the board of directors presented Becky Rand, of Becky's Diner the first annual Community Leadership Award for her efforts supporting Maine's commercial fishermen and the working waterfront of Portland. 

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'Tis The Scallop Season

December 11, 2019

6-8 p.m.

Luke's Lobster Portland Pier

Come celebrate the opening of scallop season with the MCFA and Luke’s Lobster for a special “meet the fleet” scallop tasting.


This event will bring fishermen, chefs and community together on Portland’s working waterfront to mingle, learn and eat amazing seafood!

The Maine Scallop Lottery

Take a listen to the most recent episode of our Maine Coast Dock Talk Podcast for a quick update on scallop permits and why we are having a lottery in Maine for fishermen who want one.

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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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Maine Coast Fishermen's Association

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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