Local Catch: Winter Seafood Selections in North Carolina

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Today, we are looking at Local Catch: Winter Seafood Selections in North Carolina. We often think of eating seafood in the spring and summer, however there is plenty of selection all year round in North Carolina. Local seafood markets here in Union County, that sell fresh North Carolina seafood, report that during the winter months business slows down. In reality, there is plenty of great fish and seafood to choose from during this time of year. The nutrients that seafood provides is another good reason to enjoy it all year long.

Boat waiting at a dock that is on water According to the North Carolina Sea Grant, during the winter months in North Carolina these are the seafood selections provided by our Coast or Farm-Raised:  Black Sea Bass, Blue Fish Clam, Croaker, King Mackerel,  Oyster, Gray Sea Trout, Spotted Sea Trout, Striped Bass, and Bluefin Tuna. To find out more about the opportunities provided by North Carolina Sea Grant visit the North Carolina Sea Grant website.