Maryland Blue Crabs
With the warm weather the number of people looking to feast on hard crabs is increasing, but prices are at record levels.
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.
The Chesapeake Bay’s blue crabs are not overfished, but fisheries managers should keep a close eye on this year’s harvest because of a cold winter that cut the population.