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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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TURKISH SEAFOODS IMPACTED BY RECENT EVENTS!

TURKISH SEAFOODS IMPACTED BY RECENT EVENTS! The attempted coup d’etat on Friday in Turkey has shut down the airport for several days. This will impact our supplies of Royal Bass, Bronzini and Dorade. Unfortunately, we will not have 400-600, 600-800 or 800-1000 gram Bronzini for Monday. This also includes 400-600 and 600-800 gram Dorade. We will have them Tuesday from alternate sources. Unfortunately we cannot access Royal Read More

18 Jul 2016
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WEEKEND SPECIALS – July 14 Large Mediterranean Sea Bream (Dorade) perfect 7 oz. fillets Turkey – $10.95 Bristol Bay Alaska wild sockeye salmon fillet – $8.95 Fresh Corvina fillet flown direct from Panama – $10.95 Texas Red Drum fillets from Rockport, TX – $11.95 California white Sea Bass fillets – $9.95 Fresh Pompano fillets from Destin, FL Read More

14 Jul 2016
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Weekend Specials as of 7/7/2016

Weekend Specials! MEDITERRANEAN SEA BREAM (DORADE ROYAL) – PERFECT 7 OZ PORTION SIZE FILLETS – $10.95 – KILIC TURKEY Bristol Bay Alaska sockeye salmon fillets – $9.50 Alaskan Halibut fillets – Sitka Ak – $14.95 Cape Cod Massachusetts jumbo wild rockfish fillets – $14.95 Gulf wild wahoo fillets – $8.95 – Venice La Gulf large Read More

08 Jul 2016
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Independence Day Weekend Fish Specials (as of 6/29/16)

WEEKEND SPECIALS: Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon fillet – $10.95 – Resurrection Bay, AK Wild Alaskan King Salmon fillet – $15.95 – Stikine River, AK California White Sea Bass fillet – $9.95 – Baja, CA Gulf Wild Wahoo fillet – $8.95 – Dulac, LA Jumbo Wild Rockfish fillets – $15.95 – Cape Cod, MA Wild Halibut Read More

29 Jun 2016
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USDA Takeover of Catfish Inspection – Environmental Catastrophe for the Chesapeake Bay: A letter to Maryland Representative Steny Hoyer from Congressional Seafood Co. Vice President, Tim Sughrue

USDA Takeover of Catfish Inspection – Environmental Catastrophe for the Chesapeake Bay: A letter to Maryland Representative Steny Hoyer from Congressional Seafood Co. Vice President, Tim Sughrue Dear Representative Hoyer: At first glance, the USDA takeover of catfish inspection from the FDA, might seem like a turf war between competing government agencies. Maybe, but it goes a Read More

21 Jun 2016
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