Category Archives: Seafood INFO

Sandbar Oyster Co.

CATCH INFO: Shellfish Cultivated in Newport River, NC Growers: David “Clammerhead” Cessna & Niels Lindquist WILD PONIES SALINITY: moderately high SIZE: Small CUP: moderate COLTS SALINITY: moderately high SIZE: X-small, cocktail size CUP: deep >> PRESS: Growing Better Bivalves: Science, … Continue reading

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VIDEO: How to Fillet a Fish

via Western Wake Farmers’ Market: How to fillet a whole fish. Purchasing whole fish gives you more options for your weekly menu and is usually less expensive than purchasing fillets. I bought this fish from Locals Seafood. It’s important to … Continue reading

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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) Grower: Adam Tyler Cultivation Method: Floating Bags SALINITY: moderately high SIZE: Small/Medium CUP: moderate “It was love at first bite with this oyster. Good salt, clear liquor. Excellent for eating Raw.” … Continue reading

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The 1997 NC Fisheries Reform Act: An Oral History Perspective

The Fisheries Reform Act is the most significant fisheries legislation in NC history. In 1994, the NC General Assembly approved a moratorium on the sale of new commercial fishing licenses and established the 19-member Fisheries Moratorium Steering Committee to oversee … Continue reading

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Lionfish

RECENT CATCH INFO: Fish Landed @ Hampstead, NC Catch method: speared by Albie Solana >> MORE INFO Lionfish have become the poster child for invasive species issues in the western north Atlantic region. On par with zebra mussels, snakeheads, and … 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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Fall Seafood Selection

Fall is an excellent time for NC Seafood. We see many well known favorites along with lesser known species. It’s a great time to try something new like Dogfish, Mullet or King Mackerel!

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