Since 1990, Jeff and Frank have probed the deep waters off the North Carolina Coast in search of Mahi, Tuna, Wahoo, and swordfish . We have been fortunate to fish some of richest waters the world has to offer.  Our passion has lead into distributing fresh local North Carolina seafood to the western parts of NC.  We take great pride in our hands on approach to hooking, processing, and delivering our catch strait to you, with no middleman!  Rest assured your seafood is sustainably caught, local, and fresh!

Capt. Frank Askew

Capt. Frank Askew grew up on the outer banks, of North Carolina, and has been fishting the gulf stream since 1993.    While operating a fishing guide service in Hendersonville, NC he has also been making the long trip back east, to fish offshore, for the last 18 years.  Frank has brought his passion with catching mahi, tuna, wahoo, and swordfish to local communities of western NC.  Frank is a strong believer in sustainable fishing practices and strives to set the standards for locally caught fresh seafood delivered to western North Carolina.

Jeff Clossey

Jeff Clossey grew up in New Bern NC and has been roaming the outer-banks since childhood.  Combined with his hardworking ethics, local knowledge, and amazing harpooning skills he has helped grow Simply Caught into the business it is today.  Currently living in Greensboro, Jeff is able enjoy the benefits of both the triad and outer-banks.  However, with the taste of good tuna and the excitement of the screaming reel, Jeff keeps hwy 70 hot .


Capt. Chris Campbell

Growing up between the Piedmont and Downeast regions of North Carolina, fishing has always been a large part of Capt. Chris “Swayz” Campbell’s life. Meeting at Appalachian State University, Chris and Frank quickly realized their common ground (or water) and began traveling to meet the best fish North Carolina had to offer. Add the experience of Mr. Clossey, only the best delivery of the high quality product cold be expected.


Ana “Shellem Seafood”

Shell'em Seafood is a boutique shellfishing company based in Wrightsville Beach, NC. 
Family owned and operated, we take pride in what we do. We offer top quality, custom products so fresh they're often same day delivery. Fisherman and owner, Ana Shellem, spent 13 years in the restaurant world and understands the luxury and increasingly popular demand for local products. We are proud to provide the tide to table experience here in North Carolina and look forward to harvesting for you.