Maine Lobstermen OK with fee hikes to improve marketing

Robert Baines, a lobsterman from South Thomaston and chairman of the Lobster Advisory Council, said it is usually difficult to unite lobstermen on a single issue, but they see no other way forward. “Our industry certainly needs some help and this is the only way we think we can do it,”   Baines said. The Maine Lobstermen’s Association, the Downeast Lobstermen’s Association and other stakeholder groups agreed. Read more