North Carolina farmers harvests some of the finest fish (trout, catfish, striped bass, etc.) and shellfish (prawn, crawfish, oysters, etc.) available anywhere in the world.  From the highest peaks of the Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains to the elegant shores of our Outer Banks, Freshness From North Carolina Waters is a treasure to be shared.

Whether it’s wild-caught or farm-raised, there is nothing quite like North Carolina Seafood.  Even during these challenging times, you can find fresh, North Carolina Seafood at your local restaurant or retailer.  Seafood markets are open and many fishermen offer home delivery.

To find the freshest seafood near you, please visit

To find out what seafood is in season, NC Sea Grant produced these availability charts North &  South.


Northeast Marketing Center, P.O. Box 2066, Elizabeth City, NC 27906

John Aydlett, Seafood Marketing Specialist,

Phone: (252) 331-4773  Fax: (252) 331-4775