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Glenn Robbins

Voices of the Maine Fishermen’s Forum

Glenn Robbins, Rockland, ME

Glenn Robbins is a herring and lobster fisherman out of Rockland, ME. He has extensive experience on the sea as he started fishing when he was 12 years old. He compares purse seining and trawling and talks about their effects on marine ecosystems. Robbins also speaks about the changes, as well as the rises and falls, in the fisheries over the past 60 years. Robbins emphasizes how important it is to fish sustainably and protect fishing grounds.

Interviewed by Natalie Springuel at the Maine Fishermen’s Forum, 2018.