Wickford Oyster Company
About Wickford Oyster Company
Capt Trip Whilden has 28 years experience as a commercial fisherman. He has two boats, the F/V Lucy Rose - a dragger and a lobster boat. Capt Trip also grows and harvests oysters. He is located at the commercial fishing wharf in Wickford Village, RI. Come visit us April through October to get fresh caught seafood right off the boat.
Seafood OfferedAmerican lobster, Flounder, Oysters, Scup, Squid, Tautog, Black Sea Bass, Butter Fish
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What are the Local Catch core values?
The value statements outlined below aim to create a higher level of accountability and trust, both internally within the network and externally to the public, in order to advance the movement of Community Supported Fisheries (CSF) and like-minded community-based seafood operations.
- Community-Based Fisheries
- Fair Access
- Fair Price
- Eating with the Ecosystem
- Traceable and Simple Supply Chains
- Catch and Handle with Honor
- Community and Ecosystem Based Fisheries Management
- Honoring the Ocean
- Creativity and Collaboration