The Lobstermen

Carroll Staples

Swan’s Island, ME

Many Maine lobstermen have some family connection to fishing. For Carroll Staples, that family tie …

Dustin Delano

Friendship, ME

Dustin first went lobster fishing when he was 5 – “I went with my Dad, …

Brian Rapp

Portland, ME

Brian did not come to lobster-fishing through the typical fashion – passed down through his …

Mike Sargent

Steuben / Dyers Bay, ME

Mike started fishing when he was 8 years old.  “It was partly a way to …

Jim Dow

Bass Harbor, Maine

Jim Dow fishes out of Bass Harbor, which sits on the southern tip of Mount …

Chris Welch

Kennebunk, ME

Chris Welch started fishing with his grandfather when he was 6 years old.  He had …

Justin Papkee

Casco Bay, Maine

Like many Maine fishermen, Justin’s introduction to fishing came at a young age.  He did …

Brian Tripp

Sedgwick, ME

Talking to Brian Tripp about lobster-fishing is a little like talking to a kid about …

Krista Tripp

Spruce Head, Maine

Krista Tripp hails from Spruce Head, Maine and a long line of fishermen. She is …