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Fall Seafood Commodity Pricing Forecast 9/21

Fall Seafood Commodity Pricing Forecast 9/21      Having been fortunate to live long enough to see a few complete economic cycles, I am always on the lookout for signs of the next downturn. We are seven years into the longest bull market in US history and the big question is how much longer will Read More

21 Sep 2016
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Fish Suggestions – September 21, 2016

Wahoo fillet – $9.95 – Destin, FL Wild Columbia Coho salmon fillets – $9.50 Wild Columbia River King Salmon – $12.95 Speckled Sea Trout fillets – $9.95 Spanish Mackerel fillets – $8.95 – Topsail Beach, NC Farmed Panamanian Pompano fillet – $14.95 500 lb. large swordfish loin – $10.95 21/25 EZ peel shrimp $5.75 Large Mahi Read More

21 Sep 2016
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Labor Day Weekend Fish Suggestions!

Labor Day Weekend Fish Suggestions! Fresh Florida Wild Pompano fillet – $12.95 – Destin Fla Jumbo Black Sea Bass fillets – $14.95 – Provincetown Mass Large fresh Tautog fillets – $12.95 –  Point Judith RI Jumbo Golden Tile fillets – $13.95 – Panama City Fla Wild Alaskan Coho Salmon fillets – $10.95 – Kodiak Ak Read More

31 Aug 2016
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Weekend Fish Specials: August 17, 2016

DAY BOAT HALIBUT FILLETS – $13.95 – CAPE BRETTON NOVA SCOTIA WILD MASSACHUSETTS JUMBO ROCKFISH FILLETS – $13.95 – CHATHAM MASS NEW BEDFORD MASS JUMBO BLACK SEA BASS FILLETS – $14.50 ALL NATURAL GULF WHITE 16/20 SHRIMP – $8.50 – GULF TREASURE BRAND LIVE JUMBO SOFT SCRABS $3.50 EACH WHALES $4 EACH  PRIMES $2.50 EACH – Read More

17 Aug 2016
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MONDAY, AUGUST 15, 2016 RESTAURANT WEEK

MONDAY, AUGUST 15, 2016 RESTAURANT WEEK   Perfect timing for restaurant week to hit during the doldrums of mid-August summer heat. Diners are looking for values and we have a few worth mentioning. First up would be local live soft crabs from the Choptank River on the Eastern Shore, where a decent size run is Read More

15 Aug 2016
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The Birth of 5 Million Oysters

The Birth of 5 Million Oysters  The aquaculture industry has literally exploded on the Chesapeake Bay over the last 5 years. So much so, it is already having a dramatic effect on the water quality of the entire Bay. The billions of additional oysters in the water now, both farmed and wild, are filtering trillions Read More

04 Aug 2016
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National Oyster Day Special: .50c Oysters Friday & Saturday

.50c OYSTERS!! Friday & Saturday Chincoteague Salts Wild Ass Pony Hongatonk Swansecott Uglys Read More

04 Aug 2016
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Weekly Fish Suggestions: August 3, 2016

Weekly Fish Suggestions: August 3, 2016 Local Grey Tile fillets from Cape Hatteras NC $11.95 Live Jumbo Soft Crabs – $3.99 each — Deltaville Va Jumbo Wild Rockfish fillets – $14.75 – Falmouth Mass Bristol Bay Alaska wild sockeye salmon fillets – $8.95 Fresh Carolina Shrimp — 21/25’s @ $7.25 16’s @ $8.75 – Avon Read More

03 Aug 2016
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SPECIAL: Fatty Bigeye Tuna

What a pity that Fatty Bigeye tuna is so misunderstood. The creamy base of the loins are undesirable for most chefs because they do not have the cherry red color of Yellowfin tuna. Unlike Yellowfin tuna, Bigeyes are fattier. This creates a richer flavor than Yellowfin tuna. The marbling of the meat begins at the skin and moves upward. The color difference is clear. The flavor difference Read More

28 Jul 2016
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July 2016 Update

JULY 2016 UPDATE We would like everyone to welcome Jesse Lowers, a life long Chesapeake Bay waterman who joined the Congressional sales team last week. Jesse has done it all over his career (potted, trot line, hook & line, gill-net etc) in addition to spending years at the wholesale level, he brings a wealth of Read More

25 Jul 2016
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