Atlantic Croaker

RECENT CATCH INFO: Fish landed @ Stumpy Pt., NC
Catch Method: drop net


Atlantic Croaker are small, bottom dwelling fish caught throughout North Carolina’s sounds and shorelines. A member of the Drum Family, (which includes Red Drum, Black Drum, and Sea Trout) Croaker are mild in flavor and have light textured flesh. Their name comes from the loud drumming sound the fish makes when vibrating their swim bladders.

Pan Fried Whole Croaker

Roasted Croaker w/Braised Collards and Johnny Cakes

Pan Fried Croaker

Multiple Whole Croaker Recipes

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