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.


Fishermen Well Being

MCFA receives grant to increase mental health awareness & promote well-being for fishermen.

“It is time for us as a state to invest in our fishermen just as much as we invest in our businesses,”


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What's the Catch?


February 12, 2020

6-8 p.m.

Luke's Lobster Portland Pier

Join us for seafood and fun at Lukes Lobster in Portland for our second "What's the Catch" night at featuring Acadian Redfish.


Redfish or ocean perch is a slow-growing, long-lived deepwater fish. Medium firm, moist, and flaky with a mild and slightly sweet flavor, this species is a local favorite! 

Come learn about the fish and fishery, meet some of Maine's finest fishermen and give redfish a taste as Luke's chef cooks up a number of recipes! 

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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Brunswick, ME 04011

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