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[STEAMED} (3 Dozen) Small Male Hard Shell Maryland Blue Crabs (5-5.5 inches) -(2) Mallets


List price: $197.97  

Price: $165.99

You save: $31.98 (16%)
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  • Overnight 1 Day Shipping Orders-2-5 Day Orders Will Ship With Dry Ice and May Partially Or Entirely Freeze Product. 
  • Due to steaming and shipping process we can not enure exact spicing requests. 
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Did you know that the Chesapeake Bay wears the title as “The Largest Estuary of the World”?

Ideal conditions exist for those crawling and yes, swimming Blue Crabs. In fact, Bay professionals tally the number at 600 million for this entire crabbing season. Captain James paused in his bushel organizing and smiled with a truly robust grin and said, “This year’s Bay conditions give our Blues a perfect growing sanctuary. Fat crabs, lump meat, everything our fans like!” The perfect mix of saltwater and fresh, better known as brackish create salty-sweet meat within the crab’s armor. In fact, five rivers run into the Bay and the Virginia tidal water establishing a perfect home for our Beautiful Swimmers. The Susquehanna, Potomac, Rappahannock, York and James churn the waters into a habitat perfect for spawning and crab activities. Captain James warns us that winter and icy temperatures can change the game, but for now, let Fat Crab Season continue! Click here to read more at our blog.

Blue Crab Trading Company exclusively offers premium Blue Crabs by the dozen and carefully grades the sizes from small to extra-large.  Some enthusiasts opt for the female crab with denser meat while others prefer the flaky male meat. Diners claim the female meat tastes sweeter, however. We challenge you to decide for yourself and let us know!

Known as “Beautiful Swimmers” geared with paddle shaped legs, these crustaceans reside in brackish estuaries and salt marches along US’s eastern seaboard and into the Gulf.  With the semi-salty water and a diet of clams, mussels, snails, and plants, these crabs offer a salty-sweet meat ready for hot butter dipping and JO spice flavoring.  Join the craze and get a crack’n, pick’n and dipp’n!  Our crew calculates that 1 dozen crabs feeds 1-2 people and they carefully pack (2) Mallets-(2) Crab Knives-(2) Seafood Bibs (1 lb.) Crab Spice in your order.