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2021 Fishing Season Forecast - ONLINE

March 18 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The industry is preparing for a second busy summer season in the shade of the pandemic, changing strategies for coping with highly infectious strains, vaccines, and a covid-dominated marketplace. What does this mean for fishermen, operators and processors? Will these factors change the way we fish and how we deliver… SEE MORE

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Split the Seafood Bill with the Gulf of Maine Research Institute

3/3/2021 by US Harbors

Reimbursement details: On March 4th, and March 11th, The Gulf of Maine Research Institute will split the bill with the first 200 community members to request reimbursement. They'll reimburse 50% of your bill, up to $30 total (excluding alcohol). Order from one of their Culinary Partners to be eligible for… SEE MORE

Maine Fishermen's Forum

Maine Fishermen’s Forum Accepting Scholarship Applications

2/23/2021 by US Harbors

The Board of Directors for the Maine Fishermen’s Forum will award $40,000 in scholarships this year, despite having to cancel the live event normally held in March. Applications will be accepted until March 3, 2021, for up to 26 Scholarship Book Awards. Scholarships will be a minimum of $1500 each,… SEE MORE

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News from Our Coasts: February 2021

2/19/2021 by US Harbors

NEWS & UPDATES FOR FEBRUARY Updates from US Harbors News & Virtual Events from Our Partners Updates from Our Coastal Business Community Photos of the Month   Updates from US Harbors Just in time for Whale Week, a new species of Baleen Whale was discovered in the Gulf of Mexico.… SEE MORE

Rare Yellow Lobster Caught off Maine Coast

2/5/2021 by US Harbors

By Rosemary Lausier. A Tenants Harbor lobsterman recently made an unusual discovery when a yellow lobster was caught in their net. Marly Babb decided to keep the crustacean and donate her to the University of New England’s Marine Science Center, who then named her Banana for her yellowish hue, the… SEE MORE