Maine Lobster Limited Entry and Apprentice Program

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Maine Lobster Island Limited Entry Program

Effective September 12, 2009, a law was enacted to protect the long-term viability of island lobster fishing communities. This law allows year-round island communities to petition the Commissioner for the establishment of an island limited entry program in order to maintain a number of lobster licenses appropriate for the needs of their island community and the local lobster resource.

For more information on the Island Limited Entry Program and participating islands please see the Department of Marine Resources Regulations and scroll down to Chapter 25.

If you are interested in getting on the wait list for a participating island, please contact Lorraine Morris.