“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 along the coast. The aroma[ READ MORE ]
Buying local isn't enough to ensure safe, sustainable seafood on your table. Speaking up for commercial fishing families is just as important. Here’s how.
"Seafood consumers, an untold subset of[ READ MORE ]
If ever there was an inspirational story about a group of young people who found success in North Carolina's commerical fishing industry, it's the founders of Seaview Crab Company, which[ READ MORE ]
"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[ READ MORE ]
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[ READ MORE ]
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 gillnets are fished responsibly. “Gillnets are[ READ MORE ]