New segment of “Behind the Scenes” at Ducktrap!

Ducktrap River of Maine prides our company in maintaining the values that originated from our founder Des Fitzgerald. Among our core values of producing premium all natural smoked seafood in the mid-coast of Maine, we value our customers and […]

September 29th, 2014|Business, Community, Seafood|

New segment of “Behind the Scenes” at Ducktrap!

Our seafood is brined one of two ways: wet or dry. The picture below highlights the dry brine process. Dry brining is the process of sprinkling the fish with a dry mixture of salt and spices and letting the fillet […]

July 29th, 2014|Business, Seafood|

Highlights from the Governor’s visit!

On Friday 5/30, the Governor of Maine, Paul LePage came by Ducktrap River of Maine for a tour of our facility in Belfast. After seeing Governor LePage at the Boston Seafood Expo, he had expressed interest in seeing our […]

June 2nd, 2014|Business, Community, Seafood|

Whole Foods Market Spotlight on Kendall Brook!

The entire Seafood Team at Whole Foods Market PGA (Palm Beach Gardens, FL) went all out promoting Ducktrap River of Maine smoked seafood during the week prior to Easter. Sporting Ducktrap swag, big smiles, and serving up smoked salmon […]

April 23rd, 2014|Business, Community, Recipes, Seafood|

Smoked Rainbow Trout Fillets

Ducktrap River of Maine smoked rainbow trout fillets. The product of over 30 years of smoking seafood in the woods of Maine; delicate in  texture, its subtle smokey flavor imparted from four different hardwoods and fruitewoods.   Traditional or Lemon, Pepper & Garlic, our smoked […]

September 6th, 2012|Seafood|

Look for our newly redesigned Kendall Brook packaging at a store near you!

Des Fitzgerald found a spot of land on the Kendall Brook in Lincolnville, Maine, and he built a bungalow for himself and his dog, Caleb. In the beginning, Des wanted to farm trout. In 1978, he built several water […]

August 10th, 2012|Seafood|

Smoking Seafood is an Art…

Around 1979, Des Fitzgerald, the founder of Ducktrap River of Maine constructed his first smoke house, a small building about the size of an outhouse on his property along the Kendall Brook in Lincolnville. He buried an old wood […]

August 1st, 2012|Community, Seafood|