PO Box 51, Dresden, Maine 04342 info@alewifeharvesters.org 207-441-3006

Remembering Ed Courtenay

With heavy hearts, we had to say goodbye to our dear friend and Board Member, Ed Courtenay (pictured to the far left). Our deepest condolences go out to his family and loved ones. Ed made a big impact… Read More

Join us at the 2020 Maine Fishermen’s Forum!

We hope to see everyone at the Forum. Our Annual meeting will take place on Saturday morning (details below) and we will have a booth on both Friday and Saturday. Come say hello and tell us about your… Read More

2019 Maine Fishermen’s Forum

The Maine Fishermen’s Forum is HERE! Alewife Harvesters of Maine will be there with a booth and our annual session. Our session will be: Saturday March 2nd from 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Golf Club Room Samoset Resort – 220 Warren Street,… Read More

River Herring Commercial Harvests

Are you looking for fresh bait this spring? River herring, alewives and blueback herring, are a good source of bait for lobster and halibut fishing. River herring are typically harvested in May until early June. Below are a… Read More

LD 922: Support fish passage in Sheepscot Pond

Representative Jeffrey Pierce and fisheries activist Bailey Bowden of Penobscot, ME have a call to action to allow passage of river herring and other fish into Sheepscot Pond. For more information contact Jeffrey Pierce at jeffrey@alewifeharvesters.org or (207)… Read More

River Herring: Open for Harvest​

You’re invited to​ River Herring: Open for Harvest​ Hosted by Alewife Harvesters of Maine​ When: Thursday September 14th from 9​:00 ​am – 3​:00 ​pm Where: Jeff’s Catering in Brewer For meeting documents contact Sarah Madronal, sarah@mainesalmonrivers.org or follow… Read More

Welcome to Alewife Harvesters of Maine

Welcome to Alewife Harvesters of Maine’s new and improved website! Our mission is to encourage and promote conservation, habitat restoration, and unimpeded passage; to promote sustainability in harvest plans; and to encourage community-based management plans that ensure the health… Read More