In recent years there has been a decline in Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab Populations, however the numbers are up significantly this year, which is outstanding news for the Chesapeake Bay Blue Crabs and for that summertime crab picking. This delectable crustacean is back! Great News for the Chesapeake Bay!
Be sure to click on one of the links below for more information on the delectable, edible Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab from the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) . Like Oysters, Crabs are essential to the health of the Bay and its tributaries! This is wonderful news and long awaited.