Maryland’s famous blue crabs are getting harder and harder to find. That’s been a big blow to businesses and watermen who rely on the state’s signature seafood.
If you like steamed crabs, Annapolis is the place to be Friday. It’s time for the world’s largest crab feast.
It’s not Fourth of July without Maryland crabs. But this year, you better get them early. And unfortunately, it will cost you more.
It is a summer tradition in these parts, especially around the Fourth of July. We’re talking about eating crabs.
This is the time of year when Cathy Chisholm’s taste buds yearn for Maryland crabcakes. Not Maryland-style crabcakes.
After Hurricane Sandy dealt a devastating blow to a Maryland community, locals are now fighting to keep that community alive.
The number of blue crabs in the Chesapeake Bay has dropped steeply, according to an annual survey just released. The winter dredge survey is an indication of the supply we expect this summer.
The number of blue crabs in the Chesapeake Bay has dropped steeply, according to an annual survey released Friday, and Maryland officials said they will work with the crabbing industry to reduce bushel limits by about 10 percent for female crabs this year.
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.
Maryland crabbing industry officials say electronic harvest reporting is catching on.
If you are one of the early birds looking for crabs this season, you’ve probably been disappointed. Maryland is one of many states experiencing a crab shortage.
While damage from Sandy hit fast and hard, the effects on the Chesapeake Bay have taken longer to gauge.