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Lobster Buoys Mark the Spot

aine has over 5,900 licensed  lobstermen to cater to the ever growing market for fresh live lobsters in the USA and beyond. In 2012 alone, Maine fishermen trapped and caught more than 126 million pounds of the iconic seafood and the number has been increasing every year. There are about  3 million lobster traps in Maine’s waters; and more than 30,000 are […]

Maine Lobster Boat Design

Chasing Lobsters: The Lore of Maine Lobster Boats

Lobster boats are the backbone of Maine’s lobster fishing industry. Chris Caswell in, “So What is a lobster Boat,” describes a Down East lobster boat as the pickup truck of the Maine coast. These workboats allow the more than 6.000 Maine lobstermen to haul in their catch. Lobstering is a family tradition and licences are often passed down from generation to generation. […]

Maine Lobster Laws

Maine Lobster Laws- So What’s the Catch?

hen the State of Maine is mentioned, chances are lobsters come into your mind. For ages, lobsters have always been a critical part of the commercial fishing of the state. In a single year such as 2008 alone, lobsters harvested brought in more than $244 million for 69.7 million pounds of the commodity.  There are […]

Huge Lobster Tails

SEA Monster Lobsters for Father’s Day

very year when Father’s Day rolls around, men around the country are showered in the all-too-typical festivities brought forth by the simple act of being a dad. Meals consist of the all-American hamburger and hot dog combination that has been a staple of the male diet since time began. Most men will smile and indulge […]

Old Lobster Cracker

What’s in Your Lobster Tool Box?

This guide will not teach you how to eat lobster per se, but show you the tools and some tricks for getting the meat out. The truth is there is nothing graceful about eating lobster. You don’t need much to crack into a lobster, especially if your boiling up soft-shell summer lobsters. In fact you can get by with your bare hands and […]

Grilling Maine Lobster

How to Cook Lobsters on the Grill without Ruining Them

hanks to online lobster shipping companies Maine grilled lobster can be enjoyed in 24 hours notice by lobster lovers on both coasts of the USA. Grilling lobster takes about the same prep time as the conventional boiling and steaming methods. The real difference is the grill will imbue the smoky flavors of the coals and any […]

Lobster Boat Prices

Lobster Prices Heat Up with Cold Weather

Bad weather and an increased Asian demand have driven up the price of New England’s most prized catch— Maine lobster. A long hard winter and chilly spring has stalled the lobster season. With more than 8 feet of snow in many areas in New England and temperatures often in the single digits, the winter of […]

Lobster Grading and Sizes

What Size Lobster to Buy?

We often get asked, “what is a good sized lobster to buy?” We ship lobsters from from 1 ¼ lb. each, (the size you might find at a Boston seafood restaurant), all the way up to 10-12 lb. monster lobster. What size lobster to order will depend on your budget, your menu, the occasion and the size of […]

Lobster Shipping

Shipping Live Lobsters. Done Right

Live lobster shipping requires three key ingredients: 1. Quality Hard-Shell Live Lobsters; 2. Quality Perishable Packaging; and 3. Experienced Lobster Delivery Company. Done right, live lobsters should be delivered alive and in perfect condition, no matter how far they travel. 1. Quality Live Lobsters Live Lobsters vary greatly in quality and price. For Maine lobsters […]

Ship Hard Shell Lobsters

Shell Games: Buying Hard Shell Lobsters Online

If you are eating lobster at the end of the summer in New England, chances are you can crack it’s claw with your bare hands. So what gives? It’s simple — you are cracking into a soft-shell lobster. You will also notice that these lobsters contain more water than usual. In contrast, hard-shell lobsters, less prevalent […]