NICKNAMES Jumping mullet
LANDED AT Wanchese, NC; Beaufort, NC
CATCH METHOD gill net
A GREAT SOURCE OF omega-3s
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How the times have changed! Most folks today think of striped mullet as bait and miss out on a delicious fish. The meat has a rich, nutty flavor and buttery texture. It’s a versatile fish and can be cooked in almost any fashion.
Next time you’re at one of our markets and find striped mullet on the menu, give it a try! You might just find your new favorite fish.
Smoke, Sautée, Grill, Deep-fry