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.
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.
Crab season opened earlier this month on Chesapeake Bay, and while recreational crabbers won’t hit the water for at least another month, commercial watermen are already busy rigging up and working their crab pots. This video shows how a professional waterman harvests these cantankerous but delicious crustaceans. WATCH