The “Maryland crabs” distinction is being challenged by no less than the governor of Virginia—and it’s brought a response from Maryland’s governor.
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.
As the season cools off and kids get back in the school groove, it’s the perfect time to take a family road trip along the outer cape of portion of Maryland. Make the long trek to the beach much more tolerable by stopping at some of these sites to truly spend quality time with your loved ones.
There are new concerns over the Chesapeake Bay crab population. Environmentalists worry that regulations to protect female crabs are causing a sperm shortage from the males.
Crabbers are reporting a sharp shortage in their catch this season. With the Fourth of July rush on the crustaceans right around the corner, restaurants are scrambling to cover the demand.
If warm, dry weather feels good to us, we aren’t alone. It’s also been having an impact on crabs and fish in the bay.
If you’re planning on having some steamed crabs for the Fourth of July holiday weekend, you’ll have plenty of company: demand is very high.