Traps Bay
CULTIVATED OYSTER

FLAVOR meaty & sweet
SALINITY medium to high
CUP SIZE small
CUP DEPTH moderate
AVAILABLE year-round
GROWN IN New River near Sneads Ferry, NC
CULTIVATED BY Matthew Miller

Traps Bay oysters are named for their home in the New River. Traps Bay is near the mouth of the river, where salty ocean water flows in twice a day at high tide. This increases the salinity in the oyster and tumbles the the shells. These oysters have a sweet, meaty flavor. Enjoy them raw on the half shell or slightly steamed.

TRAPS BAY OYSTER

Grown by Matthew Miller near Sneads Ferry

Explore More North Carolina Oysters

Core Sounder

Cultivated oyster grown in Jarrett Bay near Smyrna, NC.

Stones Bay

Cultivated oyster grown in New River near Sneads Ferry

Savage Inlet

Cultivated oyster grown in Pamlico Sound near Wanchese