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Flounder

Catch Info: Flounder Landed @ Beaufort, NC Catch Method: gigged Flounder isn’t the flashiest fish we sell, but there’s a lot to be said for a sure thing. Think of flounder as the comfort food of the sea, mild and … Continue reading

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Monkfish

RECENT CATCH INFO: Fish Landed @ Beaufort, NC Catch method: trawl Much loved by our friends across the Atlantic Ocean, monkfish boast a mild, sweet flavor that has earned it the nickname “poor man’s lobster”. It certainly is one of … Continue reading

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Catfish

We sell wild caught catfish from the brackish waters from the Albemarle Sound. These wild fish have consumed an equally wild diet, which contributes to the mild flavor of the white fillets. The dense and meaty catfish we sell here … Continue reading

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Serendipity Seafood

Bycatch is a word without charm, and we’re not big fans of the term trash fish either. We love all the fish in the sea here at Locals Seafood, we’d hate to think that any of them overheard us “trash-talking” … Continue reading

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Shad Roe

Catch Info: Fish Landed @ New Bern, NC Catch Method: gill net The annual shad roe run marks the beginning of spring for many folks. According to local lore, as soon as the shadbush (Amelanchier arborea) blooms, the shad are running … Continue reading

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Vermilion Snapper

RECENT CATCH INFO: landed @ Beaufort, NC Catch method: hook n line Red snapper tastes great! But hold up, we’re talking about vermilion snapper. No, it is not the same fish. Yes they look alike. Yes vermilion is a shade of … Continue reading

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Banded Rudderfish

RECENT CATCH INFO: Fish landed @ Southport, NC Catch method: hook-n-line Finally, a good ol’ regular name for a lesser known fish that we love, banded rudderfish. Its not named after another animal, it doesn’t sound or even look scary, … Continue reading

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Tilapia – Grown in NC

Recent Harvest Info: Cultivator: Dale Pridgen, Snow Hill, NC Operation: Fresh Keepers Cooperative – Eastern, NC Products available from Locals Seafood: whole fish, skinless fillets In a quiet corner of Eastern North Carolina, not far from Goldsboro, Dale Pridgen (pic … Continue reading

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Hybrid Striped Bass

HARVEST INFO: Fish grown in Washington, NC Grower: Oak Grove Fish Farm Hybrid Striped Bass are raised by farmers across the state. These fish are the result of natural cross breeding between white and striped bass. The fish are raised … Continue reading

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Clams

CATCH INFO: Clams harvested near New River, Bogue Sound, White Oak River WILD Harvest Method: Rake We also feature Clams cultivated by Mark Hooper – Smyrna, NC credit: Triangle Localista Bogue Sound littleneck clams harvested by down east fishermen are … Continue reading

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