We asked the experts, from biologists to tackle shop owners, to name the best places for crabbing in Maryland. Here are the Top 10 places we heard about:

Point Lookout, Route 5, St. Mary's County

Solomons Island fishing pier, Route 2, Calvert County

Kings Landing Park, off Route 4, Calvert County

Matapeake State Park, Route 8, Kent Island

Romancoke Pier, Route 8, south end of Kent Island

Bill Burton Fishing Pier State Park, U.S. 50 at the Choptank River

Oak Creek and Claiborne ramps, Route 33, Talbot County

Neavitt ramp, Route 579, Talbot County

Madison and Slaughter Creek ramps, Route 16, Dorchester County

Assawoman and Sinepuxtent bays, Ocean City