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Flounder

Catch Info: Flounder Landed @ Wanchese, NC Catch Method: gill net 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 … 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 @ Wanchese, NC Catch Method: gill net Shad Roe pair (2 lobes) We’re passionate about selling the freshest catch from NC waters. The chefs from top restaurants in the Triangle love our product, but the stories … Continue reading

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Vermilion Snapper

RECENT CATCH INFO: landed @ Surf City, 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 … 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

RECENT HARVEST INFO: Fish grown in Washington, NC Grower: Oak Grove Fish Farm Products available through Locals Seafood: Hybrid Striped Bass, whole fish and skin-on fillets Founded in 2002 by a group of aquaculture producers in North Carolina, The Fish … Continue reading

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Clams

CATCH INFO: Clams harvested near New River, Bogue Sound, White Oak River Harvest Method: Rake & Clams cultivated by Devil Shoal Oyster Co. credit: Triangle Localista Bogue Sound littleneck clams harvested by down east fishermen are an approachable item that … Continue reading

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