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Congratulations to the following people:

Mickey Dean
Judy Bayne Smith
Matt Burge
Dennis Lynch
Greg Butterfield

You were all selected as winners in our gear type contest! The correct answer is a trot line which is used to target blue crabs! So many detailed responses! Please send us your addresses in a private message and we will get your prize packs in the mail!

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We had a great time on our chef trip with Chesapeake Gold Oysters last week! Looking forward to our next trip to Barren Island Oysters and GW Hall's picking house this week! ...

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Gear Type CONTEST!

Correctly tell us what this gear type is and what kind of seafood watermen target with it. We will randomly select five winners from all of the correct responses. Leave your response as a comment and be sure to share with your friends!

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We all love our crab feasts in Maryland! How about attending one at the oldest crab picking house in the United States?

Join our friends at J.M. Clayton Crab Co. in Cambridge, MD for a benefit crab feast on August 17th! More details in the flyer below.

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Awesome video from Mr Mr. Pinchy Crabs working out of Annapolis this morning!

Check it out to see the crabs eye view on trot lining!

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True Blue

True Blue, a new labeling  initiative is going to be your way to find out which restaurants are serving real Maryland crab meat.  It’s time to stand behind our crab cakes.

Maryland Oyster PledgeOyster Pledge

By having Maryland Oysters on your menu you are helping to improve water quality and habitat in the Chesapeake Bay while serving a great, healthy, locally grown seafood product.


Oyster harvesting

Oyster Aquaculture

Maryland Aquaculture is on the rise, aquaculture plays a significant role both in food production and in ecosystem restoration.

Check out  a list of licensed oyster aquaculture facilities that operate in the state of Maryland and learn more about our sustainable seafood practices.