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Mullet%28crop%29 Sep 23, 2022

Water pollution is hurting one of North Carolina's most historic fisheries

“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

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Spots Sep 21, 2022

The spots are running! A fall favorite fish

Two unofficial “holidays” will coax people away from their jobs on the North Carolina coast: the ACC college basketball tournament and the fall spot fishing season.

Word gets around quickly.

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Harry bryant Aug 30, 2022

He salvaged metal and worked dusk to dawn to build a shrimp boat

"I always wanted a steady job. Something I could depend on. And that’s when I started the boat," Harry Bryant told journalist Melody Hunter-Pillion in the summer 2022 issue of

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Shellem Aug 15, 2022

These people make decisions about your seafood

When it comes to harvesting local seafood in North Carolina, who can fish, where they can fish and when is decided by the N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission, and

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Img 1627 Aug 01, 2022

How to buy seafood at the supermarket

Three things are absolutely clear when it comes to seafood: Local, domestic and sustainable are best. But that doesn't mean you have to seek out a fish market on the

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Offshore wind farm boem e1623263371957 Jul 22, 2022

How offshore wind will affect your seafood

Wind farms may be on the horizon off North Carolina as the nation moves toward clean energy, but their impacts on marine fisheries is unclear, leaving many worried.

During the

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