Crabs and crabbing

July 28, 2019
Facts are facts: put a recreational crabber up against a commercial crabber, and the commercial waterman is going to win 10 out of 10 times. Those folks are out on the water every day, they know the…
April 23, 2019
Presented by Fish & Hunt Maryland Recreational crabbing is right around the corner. Be sure you’re ready to load up the bushel basket with one of these three techniques, or by taking a crabbing…
August 22, 2018
One of the best things about living in this region is the cuisine, especially enjoying our catch after a day of crabbing, and today we're going to bring a brand new recipe to the world: the…
June 7, 2018
There's a new Maryland record snakehead, anglers! While bow-fishing in Mattawoman Creek off the Potomac River, Mechanicsville resident Andy Fox saw what he first thought was a big carp - but turned…
May 19, 2018
While trot-lining for crabs is generally considered the most efficient method of harvesting a bushel basket full of cranky crustaceans, running a trot line also requires a certain amount of skill –…
January 22, 2018
Maryland blue crabs are thought to live out their lives mostly in and around the Chesapeake Bay, especially males, which don’t normally migrate beyond the Bay’s confines. Sure, an occasional specimen…
July 30, 2017
Crabbing is a great way to spend time on the water, and trot-lining is a very effective and fairly easy way to fill the bushel basket. Crabbing in my family started when I was very young, when I…