Welcome to the Maine Lobstermen’s Association

logo_medium_2013The Maine Lobstermen’s Association was founded in 1954 and is currently the oldest and largest fishing industry association on the east coast. Representing 1,200 members, the MLA works to sustain both the industry and the resource. The MLA strives to be proactive on issues affecting the lobster industry and is active in the management process at the state, regional and federal levels. The MLA communicates with its members through a monthly newsletter, email list and attendance at hundreds of meetings around the state and the region each year. For more than 60 years, the MLA has provided a credible voice for the industry on important issues, and is highly regarded by both the fishing industry and the management community.

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