This page will compile the latest news and reports on crabbing in MD. This will be updated periodically throughout the blue crab season so that you can keep track of population, success rates, population and conservation.

Summer 2022

Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab Winter Dredge Survey Results Released

Chesapeake Bay adult blue crab numbers hit record low, survey finds

Md. Blue Crab Count Falls to Lowest Total Ever Recorded in Chesapeake Bay

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List of locations


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