Fed figures show Md. led nation in 2011 crab catch
Posted: 5:41 pm Wed, September 19, 2012
By Associated Press
Maryland’s crab harvest last year led the nation. That’s according to figures released Wednesday by the National Marine Fisheries Service.
Nearly 200 million pounds of blue crabs were landed nationwide last year, with Maryland accounting for more than 25 percent of the harvest. Louisiana was second with 22 percent and Virginia third at 19 percent