Category Archives: Aquaculture

Devil Shoal Oysters

CATCH INFO: Shellfish Cultivated in Ocracoke, NC Grower: Fletcher O’Neal Cultivation Method: Floating Bags SALINITY: moderately high, sweet finish SIZE: Medium CUP: moderate HINGE: strong

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VIDEO: Raw Oyster Shucking Techniques

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Core Sounder Oysters

CATCH INFO: Shellfish Cultivated in Jarrett Bay (Smyrna, NC) Growers: Adam Tyler Cultivation Method: Floating Bags SALINITY: moderately high SIZE: Small/Medium CUP: moderate HINGE: strong “It was love at first bite with this oyster. Good salt, clear liquor. Excellent for … Continue reading

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Stones Bay Oysters

CATCH INFO: Shellfish Cultivated near Sneads Ferry, NC Grower: Matthew & Kimberly Schwab – Hold Fast Oyster Co. Cultivation Method: bottom cages TASTING NOTES NOSE: Inviting and fresh with hints of salty seawater. BODY: Moderate brine that doesn’t overwhelm the … Continue reading

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Pamlico Bounty Oysters

CATCH INFO: Shellfish Cultivated in Pamlico River, NC Growers: Robbie Mercer & Ivan Ireland Cultivation Method: Floating Cages >> VIDEO: Raw Oyster Shucking Techniques

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Bell’s Reef Oysters

CATCH INFO: Shellfish Cultivated in North River, NC Grower: Michael Starks Cultivation Method: Bottom Cages >> VIDEO: Raw Oyster Shucking Techniques Saltier cousin of Chadwick Creek Oysters. Chadwick Creek provides Bell’s with seed and gear. Bell’s Reef have a nice, … Continue reading

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Crawfish season is here!

Live JUMBO Crawfish just in from Sterling Davenport (Roper, NC). Avail FRI & SAT @ Raleigh Farmers Mkt. Pre-order for WWFM and CHFM. >> CRAWFISH INFO + RECIPES A video posted by Locals Seafood (@localsseafood) on May 13, 2016 at … Continue reading

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Bodie Island Oysters

CATCH INFO: Cultivated in Roanoke Sound near Wanchese, NC Grower: Joey Daniels >> VIDEO: Raw Oyster Shucking Techniques Sustainably raised on the Roanoke Sound in North Carolina, these oysters are grown in the pristine waters on the estuarine side of … Continue reading

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Gray Trout (aka weakfish)

RECENT CATCH INFO: Fish landed @ Wanchese, NC Catch Method: pound net Weakfish are members of the drum family, which also includes the spotted sea trout, croaker, and spot. The flesh of weakfish is white, sweet, lean and finely textured. … Continue reading

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NC Seafood Day @ Raleigh State Farmers Market

RALEIGH – On Thursday, Sept. 11, the State Farmers Market will host its first-ever Seafood Day highlighting the state’s seafood and aquaculture industries. The event will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and feature cooking demonstrations, free samples and … Continue reading

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