Recreational crabbing season for Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay area opens on April 1st signaling that the summer season is not just on its way, but here! From catching your own or letting someone else do the work, to fixing and eating this popular crustacean, this is our guide on how to make a meal of the delicious Maryland Blue Crab in Talbot County.
Where to Stay
Where to Find Supplies
Do I need a license for recreational crabbing? Check Maryland’s e-regulations website for more information.
Learn from an Expert
Charter a crab boat and learn how to catch your own! Then take home your quarry!
Let Someone Else do Work
Prefer to let someone else do the catching and cooking? Visit any Talbot County Seafood Market for the best steamed crabs on the Eastern Shore.
Make your meal a whole feast for your family and friends! Here’s how to prepare a real Maryland Crab Feast and where to find all the ingredients!