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  • A better way to ensure the bay's bounty

    A better way to ensure the bay's bounty
    More crabs to catch and fewer rules by which to catch 'em.
  • Steaming and boiling face off in annual crab cook-off

    Steaming and boiling face off in annual crab cook-off
    Along most of America's coastline, crustaceans get boiled. Sometimes in plain old Yankee water. Sometimes in spicy Cajun stock. Whatever the liquid, there's a whole pot of it bubbling away. Whatever the seafood — Maine lobster, Carolina blue crab,...

    Md. crab processors battle federal wage rule

    Md. crab processors battle federal wage rule
    Jack Brooks and other leaders of Maryland's seafood industry have faced the same problem for more than a decade: a shortage of seasonal foreign workers to pick out the morsels of crab meat that wind up on dinner plates across the country. But this...

    Crabs plentiful for now, though still pricey

    Crabs plentiful for now, though still pricey
    Crabs are plentiful so far this year in Maryland, but that doesn't mean there'll be enough to go around on Independence Day weekend, when nearly every patriotic Marylander, it seems, dreams of feasting on the state's official crustacean. Nor will they...

    Maryland's crab outlook, like weather, iffy

    Maryland's crab outlook, like weather, iffy
    Independence Day means steamed crabs for many Marylanders, but the outlook for celebrating the nation's birthday with a heaping tableful of locally caught crustaceans is as iffy as the weather of late. Despite a bumper crop of crabs tallied in the...