RED DRUM 101
A stunningly beautiful, torpedo shaped fish, red drum is more copper than red, with copper tipped fins and large copper scales along a broad back. Its most distinctive feature is one or more large black spots on the tail.
COOPER SHOALS RED DRUM FISH is sustainable and looks at bit like Black Sea bass.
The light white meat of Copper Shoals Red Drum tastes mild, not bland. It has a robust texture that adapts well to many cooking methods. Grill, steam, bake, pan sear or stir fry…It’s delightfully versatile.
One taste and you will be hooked!
Cooper River Salmon season officially started May 17, 2012, when an Alaska Airlines flight brought in about 20,000 pounds of this prized fish.
What’s the fuss over Copper River Salmon? One taste of this firm red fish, with its rich & nutty flavor and you will understand why food lovers relish the four or so weeks of the year that this fish is available fresh for the year.
With the season coming to a halt rather soon, you may want to take this opportunity to make a trip to your local fishmonger for one last piece of this season’s Cooper River.
If you miss out, there is always next year!