Big male crabs fetch the highest prices, but when it comes to ensuring the Chesapeake Bay will continue to produce those No. 1 males, researchers are increasingly paying attention to how many females are harvested.
They’ll be eating steamed crabs by the thousands this evening in Annapolis. The world’s largest crab feast is just getting underway.
The 35th Annual J. Millard Tawes Crab and Clam Bake is set for Crisfield.
Seafood dealers say crabs are plentiful in Maryland for the long holiday weekend.
More crabs. A healthier outlook for the Chesapeake Bay means the Department of Natural Resources has lifted some restrictions for commercial crabbers.
It’s a Maryland delicacy, and if you like them, this is your week to enjoy. Baltimore is celebrating soft-shell crabs.
Whether you’re a commercial waterman or catch crabs off a dock, scientists at the Smithsonian want your help. Researchers know a foreign invader called the mitten crab is here.
If you come across a crab that looks like it’s wearing mittens, the Smithsonian wants to know.
Possible changes to Maryland’s crabbing regulations will be discussed at a meeting in Annapolis.
Virginia regulators will wait until a study of the Chesapeake Bay’s blue crab population is completed before they make any major changes to rules governing the state’s fishery.
The head of Maryland’s watermen’s association says new thinking is needed about how to manage the crab harvest.
Maryland watermen plan to hold their second meeting on crab management alternatives.