Welcome to the
42nd Annual Maine Fishermen's
The 2017 Forum will be held on March 2nd, March 3rd,
& March 4th at the
Captain Keith Colburn from the F/V Wizard
(Deadliest Catch) at the 2016 Forum with 11 year old Haven Marves who
built a model of the F/V Wizard. Haven is a lobsterman and captain of
her own boat F/V Marvelous out of North Haven.
The 2017 Maine Fishermen’s Forum is coming up
soon, and the Board of Directors is currently seeking seminar ideas.
Attached please find a Seminar RFP developed by the Forum Board of
Directors outlining the new procedure.
We hope this process
will enhance the seminar choices offered for consideration, and look
forward to your seminar ideas presented in this new format.
The deadline for receipt of the RFP proposals is November
1st, 2017. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact
Chilloa Young at
And thank you in advance for your great ideas!
Link to Seminar RFP (pdf)
Link to Seminar RFP (doc)
Welcome to the Maine
Fishermen’s Forum! This is the largest event of its kind in New
England – one dedicated to offering fishermen, clammers, lobstermen,
aquaculturalists and other related seafood industry participants an
opportunity to meet on neutral ground with fisheries managers, state
representatives, Congressmen and Senators. We offer over 30
seminars on different subjects related to the fishing industry, gear
regulations etc. In addition, there are family programs, a Trade Show, a
Seafood Reception highlighting Maine’s seafood, a Banquet/Dance on the
last night, as well as a benefit auction to raise money for kids from
We welcome you and your family to get away to
the Forum – for a whole bunch of great reasons!
to attend the seminars, tradeshow, or auction.
Comments and suggestions
for the Forum Board of Directors, please email:
you would like to be placed on the email list for the Maine Fishermen’s
Forum, please email:
We do not sell nor share any information gathered from Forum attendees –
“never have, never will!”