How to Support Local Fishermen in Your State

As our communities come together during this uncertain time we would like to remind you to directly support as many local businesses as possible. The seafood industry has been hit particularly hard by the global shutdown. In response, many seafood companies have shifted their operations to provide pickup and home delivery options. If you are interested in purchasing from any of the companies listed below please call ahead to confirm hours of operation and services offered.

Let us know your favorite local seafood provider and we will update our list!

General Info: helps you find fishermen in your area currently selling directly to consumers.

Alabama: has compiled a list of restaurants still open and serving takeout and curbside pickup.

Alaska: – The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute maintains an up-to-date directory of Alaska seafood suppliers.

California: delivers California caught fish directly to your door. serves locally and beyond the Bay Area with same-day deliveries. provides delivery or shipping of local fish. follow them on Facebook to find out what they’ve caught and where in the San Francisco area they will be selling.

Connecticut: sells fresh local fish and prepared dishes from their facility in Old Saybrook.

Delaware: is a full service bait and tackle store that also sells locally caught fresh seafood. Call them to check their off-season hours and availability.

Florida: – The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has compiled a database of local seafood retailers throughout the state.

Georgia: has information on the Atlanta Fish Market and how to purchase gift cards while local restaurants are temporarily shuttered.

Hawaii: is offering drive thru specials until the end of the month. Check their site for details.

Louisiana: features a unique ‘Fresh Catch’ home page blog that allows fishermen to post their latest catch as well as contact information.


MainesWorkingWaterfrontSeafoodConnect was started recently to help fishermen whose livelihood has been impacted by the shutdown. Follow them on Facebook for info on pickup locations.

LobsterAnywhere is a 20 year old company based in Massachusetts specializing in shipping Maine lobster across the country. allows you to buy local Maine lobster straight from the lobstermen who caught it.

Maryland: is committed to providing the highest quality Maryland blue crabs, jumbo lump crab cakes, king crab legs, soft shell crabs, jumbo shrimp, lobster tails and more.

Massachusetts: is an initiative of the City of Gloucester connecting fishermen directly with buyers.

New Jersey: works directly with New Jersey boats and small fishing cooperatives along the East Coast.

New York: is a staple in Eastern Long Island, providing top quality fish throughout the local community.

Oregon: based in Gold Beach, OR has a full list of available items on their website along with stories about their local fishermen.

Rhode Island: has a full list of retail locations currently open.

Washington: is a small fish company located in Port Townsend, WA currently offering 10% off if you join their “seafood club”. is committed to providing net-caught Fraser River salmon available for pickup or delivery.