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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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Mark your calendars for the 2014 Maryland Seafood Festival! This event keeps getting better and better! We will be in the demonstration tent with some of the best chefs in the area showing YOU how to cook the best local seafood dishes! ...

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We had a great day in Cambridge giving the the staff from Oceana a comprehensive tour of Maryland's crabbing industry. We went trot lining with waterman Bill James, took a tour of the picking house at JM Clayton and finished off with a #mdtrueblue lunch at Ocean Odyssey Seafood Restaurant. Great day!

We want to give a special thanks to Jack and Joe Brooks of JM Clayton, Travis Todd of Ocean Odyssey and waterman Bill James for being great hosts and helping us raise awareness about seafood mislabeling/fraud. (4 photos)
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True Blue Maryland Crabs Logo

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.