Crabbing Season Cut Short; Report Finds Decline In Crab Population New research suggests there may not be as many blue crabs in the Chesapeake Bay as once thought.
Survey Shows Drop In Female Blue Crabs In The BayPrepare to spend more green for blue crabs. Numbers are out on the annual survey of crabs in the bay, and they are not great.
Cold Weather Keeps Crabs At Bottom Of Chesapeake For months, there's been a countdown on the Maryland Seafood website, ticking down the months, days, hours, minutes and even seconds to the most anticipated seafood season of the year: crabbing season.
Md. Oyster Season Ends, Blue Crab Season BeginsOyster season officially ends with the arrival of April 1, which is the start of blue crab season in Maryland.
Md. Electronic Crab Reporting Gaining InterestMaryland crabbing industry officials say electronic harvest reporting is catching on.
Maryland Watermen Pulling Ghost Pots From The BayMaryland watermen are scouring the Chesapeake Bay in search of ghost pots.
Crisfield National Hard Crab DerbyEvery Labor Day weekend, people from all over the Mid-Atlantic region visit Maryland’s southernmost town to see some 400 blue crabs compete in one of the most celebrated crustacean events in America, the National Hard Crab Derby.
Watermen Leaders Support New Female Crab FocusThe leaders of two Maryland watermen's groups say they support a new approach to managing Chesapeake Bay blue crab stocks that focuses on how many females are in the bay.
Virginia To Decide On Continuing Ban On Winter Harvest Of Blue CrabsVirginia will decide next month if it will continue a ban on the winter harvest of blue crabs from the Chesapeake Bay. The state's Marine Resources Commission has had the ban in place for the past three years to rebuild the crab population.
Crabs Plentiful For Holiday WeekendSeafood dealers say crabs are plentiful in Maryland for the long holiday weekend.
Chesapeake Crab Assessment Expected This SummerThe health of the Chesapeake Bay's blue crab population is getting more attention.
Md. Watermen Ask Lawmaker To Ease Crabbing RegsSomerset County watermen are asking Delegate-elect Charles Otto to ease crabbing restrictions.