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 gillnets are fished responsibly. “Gillnets are[ READ MORE ]
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.[ READ MORE ]
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[ READ MORE ]
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[ READ MORE ]
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[ READ MORE ]
Using local seafood nets James Beard Award for North Carolina chef
Chef Ricky Moore's devotion to local seafood and traditional ways of cooking it has earned him the Oscar of the food world.
Moore doesn't cook fancy dishes at[ READ MORE ]