our mission

Established in 2011, NC Catch, in partnership with the state's local Catch groups, strengthens the North Carolina seafood economy through promotion and education.

We work to educate consumers on the importance of buying local seafood and how to:

Support Your Local Catch Group

Brunswick Catch Logo Discover the rich fishing history of Brunswick County with beautifully written biographies of the area's first fishermen. Learn which restaurants are proudly serving Brunswick Catch seafood, and read a fun Q&A on how to identify fresh fish!
Carteret Catch Logo

Get connected to the watermen of Carteret County. See which restaurants in the area are Carteret Catch members, check for upcoming events, and listen to interviews from some of the area's hardworking captains!
Ocracoke Fresh
Read about Ocracoke Island's fisheries and the huge effort made to save the island's last remaining fish house. Find links for learning more about the Ocracoke Working Watermen's Association, it's museum exhibit and upcoming events.
Outer Banks Catch LOGO
Find restaurants, wholesalers and retailers providing domestic seafood from the Outer Banks region. Explore local recipes and reliable cooking tips from the pros.

Events

28
Jun

National Park Service Beach Cleanup at Ocracoke

9:00am - 11:00am

Ocracoke, Lifeguarded Beach

28
Jun

Coastal Federation Volunteer Salt Marsh Planting

10:00am - 2:00pm

Morris Landing, Onslow County

1
Jul

Engelard VFD Fried Shrimp Dinner

11:00am - 6:00pm

Engelhard, NC

8
Jul

All-American Fish Fry

11:00am - 3:00pm

Core Sound Waterfowl Museum & Heritage Center, Harkers Island, NC