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’ve made great progress but we need YOUR support to reach out goal. 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

Hydrographic Survey to take place Aug 2 -3 Piscataqua River

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ship Ferdinand R. Hassler will be conducting hydrographic survey operations on the Piscataqua River, on or around August 2, 2020.  The survey will take approximately 1-2 days (24-hour operation).  100% of the survey area is in the federal channel. Continue Reading


Dredging & Survey Project Links

Rye NH Dredge Project

Kennebec River BIW Dredge

Events

Aug
12
Wed
NEFMC- Public Hearing Webinar Scallop Amendment 21
Aug 12 @ 4:00 pm

Click here to register or look at the NEFMC Calendar

If you want to speak during opportunities for public comment, you need to:

1. register for the webinar

2. actually “join” the webinar

People who call in by telephone without joining the webinar will be in listen-only mode. Those who take both steps – register and then join the webinar – will see the meeting screen and be able to click on a “raise hand” button, which will let the meeting organizer know you want to be unmuted to speak.

Aug
15
Sat
Long Island Lobster Boat Races *CANCELED* @ Long Island
Aug 15 all-day

Sign up 1 -2 pm: Races start at 3 pm

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


Maine_lobstermens_assoc_logoCome say hello to the Maine Lobstermen’s Association! Buy some lobster-themed gear, renew your MLA membership or just get some information. We’ll be on the dock waiting for you!

Aug
16
Sun
Merritt Brackett Lobster Boat Races *CANCELED* @ State Park Restaurant, Pemaquid
Aug 16 all-day

Sign up is from 8:00 am to 9:00 am

Races start at 10 am

Follow on VHF 10

Portland Lobster Boat Races @ Portland Yacht Services
Aug 16 all-day

Sign up is 8 am to 9 am

Races start at 10 am

Follow on VHF 10.

Aug
27
Thu
NEFMC- Public Hearing Webinar Scallop Amendment 21
Aug 27 @ 4:00 pm

Click here to register or look at the NEFMC Calendar

If you want to speak during opportunities for public comment, you need to:

1. register for the webinar

2. actually “join” the webinar

People who call in by telephone without joining the webinar will be in listen-only mode. Those who take both steps – register and then join the webinar – will see the meeting screen and be able to click on a “raise hand” button, which will let the meeting organizer know you want to be unmuted to speak.

Sep
2
Wed
NEFMC- Public Hearing Webinar Scallop Amendment 21
Sep 2 @ 6:00 pm

Click here to register or look at the NEFMC Calendar

If you want to speak during opportunities for public comment, you need to:

1. register for the webinar

2. actually “join” the webinar

People who call in by telephone without joining the webinar will be in listen-only mode. Those who take both steps – register and then join the webinar – will see the meeting screen and be able to click on a “raise hand” button, which will let the meeting organizer know you want to be unmuted to speak.

Oct
17
Sat
Annual Maine Lobster Boat Races Banquet @ Robinson’s Wharf & Tugs Pub
Oct 17 all-day
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