All Posts: crab season


Commercial crab season has begun and they are seeing the same abundance of crab that the sport fishermen have been experiencing.    The boats are coming back early every day heavily loaded with BIG crab!  

At the Princeton Fish Market, just down the path, the wait is 2.5 hours to get a cooked and cleaned crab.   They can't steam them fast enough for all the people who are here to get a taste o...
Crab Opening Day
Sport Fishing:  November 1, 2014
Commercial:  November 15, 2014

The daily limit is 10 crab. 

The minimum size limit is 5¾ inches measured by the shortest through the body from edge of shell to edge of shell in front of and excluding the lateral spines.

For those of you who want to have crab, but not do the catching part, you will have to wait until November 15th, when the commercial fishing begins.  Until then, i...