Membership

With major issues facing Maine’s lobster industry, Your membership matters more than ever. Join or renew today.  New members only $200.

 Membership Renew, join or find out more about membership

 

Business Discounts Are you an MLA member? Check out discounts at local businesses

Business Directory Support the businesses that support us.

Monthly MLA Pages Find out what’s going on in the lobster industry!

Want to know more about what we do? Watch this short video! https://youtu.be/jExXuyosZs0



“For the past 62 years the Maine Lobstermen’s Association has advocated for lobstermen from all parts of the Maine coast. Its longevity is due to the men and women who make up its membership. Staying strong and relevant means successfully drawing new members into the association year after year..”
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Current News

URGENT!  Support the MLA Legal Defense Fund




The MLA is fighting to save Maine’s lobster fishery. We are making progress but we need YOUR support. Please make your generous donation to MLA’s Legal Defense Fund today.  Find out more here

 

Get the most recent information about Financial Resources for the lobster industry here

This page lists the multiple ways fishermen, sternmen and others in Maine lobster industry can find financial relief. CLICK HERE

Online Auction to support the Legal Defense Fund

Rebecca Spear is putting together an online auction to raise funds for the LDF. Items will be posted June 1st and bidding will go through June 7th. If you have an item to donate email rebecca@mainelymama.com.

CLICK HERE to join event

Get the most recent information about COVID-19 and Maine’s lobster industry here.

As things change day to day, it’s important to keep abreast of how this pandemic is affecting our fishery and its day to day operations. CLICK HERE to find out more.

 


 

 

Events

May
4
Mon
**Most Events Currently Canceled – Please check websites FMI
May 4 @ 3:39 pm – Jul 17 @ 4:39 pm

****Due to the Corona Virus and the outbreak of COVID 19 in Maine, most meetings and events have been canceled or are web based only. Please check the website of an event for more information. 

This includes Aquaculture Hearings which are being canceled meeting by meeting. Please click HERE for the most updated hearing schedule. 

Jun
1
Mon
Online Auction to Benefit the LDF
Jun 1 @ 12:00 pm – Jun 7 @ 6:00 pm

This auction is to help raise funds for the LDF!

Event on Facebook. Items posted June 1st at noon with bidding ending at 6pm on June 7th. If you are interested in donating email rebecca@mainelymama.com

CLICK HERE to join event

Jun
9
Tue
Herring Committee Meeting
Jun 9 @ 1:30 pm

If you want an opportunity to speak you need to register for the webinar and then join. See website   below for more information.

https://www.nefmc.org/calendar/jun-9-2020-herring-committee-meeting

 

Jun
20
Sat
Boothbay Lobster Boat Race **CANCELED** @ Boothbay Harbor
Jun 20 all-day

The news story about the race cancellation can be read here.

 

 

Sign up 8-9 am: Races start at 10am

Follow on Facebook at Friends of Maine Lobster Boat Racing. Listen on VHF 10.

 

Jun
27
Sat
Rockland Lobster Boat Races @ Rockland Harbor
Jun 27 all-day

Sign up 8-9 am: Races start at 10am

Proceeds will be going to the MLA legal defense fund!

Follow on Facebook at Friends of Maine Lobster Boat Racing. Listen on VHF 10.

Jun
28
Sun
Bass Harbor Lobster Boat Races @ Bass Harbor
Jun 28 all-day

Sign up 8-9 am: Races start at 10am

Follow on Facebook at Friends of Maine Lobster Boat Racing. Listen on VHF 10.

Jul
4
Sat
Moosabec Reach Lobster Boat Races @ US Coast Guard Station
Jul 4 all-day

Sign up 8-9 am: Races start at 10am

Follow on Facebook at Friends of Maine Lobster Boat Racing. Listen on VHF 10.

Click here to see more events