'It's Been Just Wonderful' | Local Crab Picking Houses Praise Federal Approval For Thousands Of Additional Work VisasAfter a critical labor shortage last crab season, Eastern Shore picking houses are up and running this year.
Md. Oyster Season Ends, Blue Crab Season BeginsOyster season officially ends with the arrival of April 1, which is the start of blue crab season in Maryland.
Md. Blue Crabs Bigger And Cheaper This SeasonPicture them laid out on a brown paper-wrapped picnic table: Steaming hot Maryland blue crabs, covered in Old Bay.
Md. Crab Season Off To Slow Start, Watermen SayMaryland watermen say the crabbing season is off to a slow start.
Delay In Federal Wage Hike Saves Crab Season In MarylandMaryland's crab packing houses were due to close next week, rather than meet federal orders to increase the wages of foreign workers. It was a plan to make those jobs more attractive to Americans. But a delay on the pay boost has saved the busiest part of the crabbing season.