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Pound for Pound the Best Fish in Town!

Pound for Pound the Best Fish in Town!

We periodically have the pleasure of offering you some pound net caught fish from the mid and south-Atlantic. Right now we have sushi-quality flounder you’ll want to jump on today! Variations of pound nets have been in use for thousands of years around the world. The basic set up features a “pound” where the fish are trapped, a “heart” which helps funnel fish into the pound, and a leader net...

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Back to School with Sustainable Style

As kids go back to school we encourage you to offer them plenty of seafood – research shows that both wild and farmed fish and shellfish are good for growing brains! More school news - according to this story in Fast Company, American households are expected to spend almost $750 over the next few weeks, buying clothes, sneakers, and school supplies for the new year. What does that have to...

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Good News for Loggerheads!

Good News for Loggerheads!

Here's a GOOD NEWS story about loggerhead turtles who are doing really well right now along the Southeastern coast. We thought you'd enjoy the feel good story of the summer! The article lists a lot of conservations efforts that have helped loggerheads recover, and towards the end you'll note that  they mention shrimping regulations; "Experts also cite turtle excluder devices, which allow log...

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Give a hand to Wild Alaska Salmon

Give a hand to Wild Alaska Salmon

Did you know that there are 5 species of wild salmon harvested commercially in Alaska? If you’re looking for a fun and easy way you (and your staff) can remember them all, we love this little game: First up: Chum! It rhymes with thumb.  Chum are called keta salmon – and they are one of our favorites. Delicious, versatile, and always a great value.   Since you could “sock someone’s eye” ...

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It’s all in the Wrist

It’s all in the Wrist

We noticed a few people wearing distinctive bracelets at this year’s Seafood Expo North America in Boston. Turns out they are from an organization called 4Ocean and they are designed to draw attention to a serious problem – plastic pollution in our oceans. The bracelets themselves are meant to act as a conversation starter – we bought a dozen to help engage people in conversation about plast...

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