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.
Another sign that spring is here is the opening of Maryland’s crab season.
Maryland natural resources officials say they want to buy back more crab licenses, and it might be worth waiting to see if the price goes up.
Maryland is ending its crab license buyback program after retiring nearly 700 over the past year and a half.
Somerset County watermen are asking Delegate-elect Charles Otto to ease crabbing restrictions.