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The Delicacy Duo

Herman & Monique Coombs

Herman and Monique Coombs and their two children live on Orr’s Island, living the exciting life of the lobster family. Herman is a lifelong lobsterman, tending to his 800 homemade traps in just about every weather condition. Together, they make a powerhouse team, dedicated to life on the coast. They are Mainers to the core.

10 Signs You’re a Fishing Family

1. There are traps in your dooryard. 2. The boat...

There’s Something Special About a Lobster Boat

If you’re not a fishing family, or you don’t know many fishermen, it made be odd for...

Lobster Gifts

If you've ever seen the show on IFC called Portlandia, you know what I mean when I say, "Put a...

Changing Seasons

Fall is such a beautiful season in Maine: the leaves change to beautiful, bold colors; the air...

Open Letter

An open letter to seafood lovers, those who haven't tried seafood before, and those who are...

Free Bodies, Bring Your Own Bag

I was inspired to write this post by a chef in New York. He was posting pictures on Facebook of...

Fishermen can be a Rather Superstitous Bunch

Fishermen can be a rather superstitious bunch. I'm not sure where that trait comes from. Perhaps...

Ways to Enjoy Lobster

It's hard for me to imagine all of the ways that people are eating lobster nowadays. Our...