Category Archive: Maine Fishermen’s Forum

40th Annual Maine Fishermen’s Forum: One for the books

It had all the makings of a great movie: you had the glory of the Maine Fishermen’s Forum celebrating its 40th anniversary mixed with the drama of worrying about what the weather might be.  The Samoset Resort crew sent out an e-mail on Monday morning of forum week with a bulldozer excavating a small glacier out …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://fish-news.com/cfn/40th-annual-maine-fishermens-forum-one-for-the-books/

40th Annual Maine Fishermen’s Forum: One for the books

It had all the makings of a great movie: you had the glory of the Maine Fishermen’s Forum celebrating its 40th anniversary mixed with the drama of worrying about what the weather might be. The Samoset Resort crew sent out an e-mail on Monday morning of forum week with a bulldozer excavating a small glacier …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://fish-news.com/cfn/40th-annual-maine-fishermens-forum-one-for-the-books-2/

Maine Fishermen’s Forum celebrates 40 years

ROCKPORT, ME – The Maine Fishermen’s Forum (MFF) celebrates its 40th anniversary this year with a jam-packed three days scheduled at the Samoset Resort from Thursday, March 5 through Saturday, March 7. A highlight of this year’s bigger-than-ever Forum Trade Show will be the appearance of Capt. Dave Carraro from the National Geographic Channel’s Wicked …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://fish-news.com/cfn/maine-fishermens-forum-celebrates-40-years/

EDITORIAL – 40 years of ME Fishermen’s Forums: Why so special?

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Maine Fishermen’s Forum and Trade Show, a notable milestone worthy of celebration, recognition, and a few moments of personal reflection. I haven’t been at all 40 forums – though I know several of you who have.  My attendance record is probably closer to 30, but whatever the …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://fish-news.com/cfn/editorial-40-years-of-me-fishermens-forums-why-so-special/

39th Maine forum highlights include visit from ‘Deadliest Catch’ captain

CFN-laptop

ROCKPORT, ME – Anyone who’s a fan of the Discovery Channel’s “Deadliest Catch” reality series might want to make an extra effort to arrive early for this year’s Maine Fishermen’s Forum, which begins on Thursday, Feb. 27 at the Samoset Resort here. Keith Colburn, captain of the F/V Wizard, a 155′ Bering Sea crabber that’s …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://fish-news.com/cfn/39th-maine-forum-highlights-include-visit-from-deadliest-catch-captain/