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 of the alleyway in preparation for moving in the trade show: “Whatever it takes!” Inside the Samoset, everyone from cleaning crews to kitchen staff had their game faces on. Show time.


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