We are looking for the public to give us tips and recommendations on the best places to buy fresh seafood locally in Atlantic Beach NC. We are not interested in negative reviews. Using the comment form at the end of this article, give us contact information and your experiences on the best you have found in the area.
Questions we want answered using the form below
Do you buy direct from Carteret County local fishermen? Do any charter boat outfits in the community sell seafood? What types of locally caught seafood is the most popular to buy in Atlantic Beach?
What is your favorite seafood to eat? What is the contact information, address, and hours of operation for any businesses that you buy from?
What time of the year is the best time to buy? What can you tell us about commercial fishing in Carteret County NC?
Are there any health department regulations or special licenses (if any) that someone needs to have in order to sell local fish, clams, shrimp, oysters, or crabs in this community?
When you do buy locally, do you normally consume your purchase that night or freeze it? What are your recommendations on cooking or preparing what you bought?
What is the best time of the year to buy clams, oysters, and crabs? What time of the year is best to buy certain species of fish or shrimp?
Do any of the local restaurants sell or have local markets? Do any of the Atlantic Beach NC restaurants cook any locally harvested fresh fish, shrimp, oysters, or clams that you caught yourself?
Do any of the big brand grocery stores buy from local commercial fishermen? When you do consume seafood, what is your favorite way to have it prepared?
Information on the health impacts of eating seafood.