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Young fishermen are struggling. Where will you get reliable seafood if they don't survive?

Too few young commercial fishers are coming in to replace the aging workforce. 

“It’s an industry that is truly dying.  There are so few people getting into...

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Happy National (seafood😉) Fritters Day

"No matter how tired we were at the end of the work day, enough energy always remained to fry up a batch of seafood fritters."

Seafood fritters are a traditional...

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How gill nets really work in North Carolina

Gillnetting takes a lot of undeserved heat in North Carolina.

Our state’s commercial fishers collaborate closely with scientists and fishery managers to make sure...

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Recipes

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Pimento Cheese Shrimp & Grits with Collards

Pimento cheese and stewed collard greens transform classic shrimp and grits into an irresistible comfort food for winter weekends. This dish was inspired by a similar...

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Charcoal Mullet

“Charcoal mullet is a thing of great pride” among coastal North Carolina cooks, archivist Connie Mason says. Fall’s first chill triggers a delicious, smoky scent...

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Events

2
Dec

Old-Time Stews & Chowders

5:30pm - 9:30pm

Harkers Island, N.C.

21
Dec

National French Fried Shrimp Day

12:00am - 11:59pm

Everywhere