NICKNAMES Kingfish, roundhead, Virginia mullet, whiting
AVAILABLE May through September
LANDED AT Surf City, NC
CATCH METHOD drop net
A GREAT SOURCE OF selenium
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Whiting is a favorite among North Carolina’s coastal residents. The flesh is white and lean with a mild flavor – perfect for a fish fry, taco meat, or fish cakes.
Bake, Sautee, Steam, Deep-fry