North Carolina’s “Clam King”

January 21, 2011 | Barry Nash

seafood traditions Williston, North Carolina was once known as the “Clam Capital of the World.” Prominently located on the waterfront of this “Down East” Community in Carteret County, Willis Brothers Seafood was owned and operated…

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Crab Pot Christmas Trees – A True “Down East” Innovation

December 10, 2010 | Barry Nash

seafood traditions The area east of Beaufort, NC where a number of central coastal fishing communities are located is known by the locals as “Down East.”  Here the crabbing industry was once a primary source…

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Atlantic Sea and Bay Scallops

November 26, 2010 | Barry Nash

north carolina fisheries Sea scallops are found in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean from Newfoundland, Canada to Cape Hatteras, North Carolina.  Sea scallops are very prolific.  A single scallop can generate up to 270 million eggs…

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Judging Seafood Quality is Easy

November 12, 2010 | Barry Nash

how to select, handle, clean and store seafood How can you judge whether the retailer you buy seafood from is reputable?  In part, you can assess your retailer’s commitment to wholesome product by knowing the…

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Rainbow Trout

October 29, 2010 | Barry Nash

north carolina fisheries The rainbow trout is the best-known species of trout in the world. Beautiful iridescent colors, most vivid during spawning times, have given rise to this species’ common name. The flesh is normally…

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