Not only is the Chesapeake Bay a prime spot for boating, it is also a great location for bird watching.
This quick guide will show you just a few of the birds you can see on the Bay:
Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay are synonymous with blue crabs, a tasty crustacean with a bad attitude. Unfortunately, their meat is cleverly tucked away under an armored shell. Watch a crab-picking pro with 65 years of experience show how to quickly get at the good stuff.
If you’re a regular reader of Soundings, chances are you’ve seen Chesapeake Bay photographer Jay Fleming’s work. Always willing to go to the extreme to get the best shots, Fleming uses scuba gear, kayaks and a custom fiberglass skiff to get as close as possible to his subjects.
Crab cakes, crab imperial and crab dip are just a few of the blue crab specialties you’ll find at seafood restaurants and on home menus around the Chesapeake Bay region. Those tasty dishes may be challenging to find this year — or cost you more money — because of a shortage of immigrant workers.