Setting Day - Where do we go?
It is now 5:00 am on the first day of the season. Where should we go? The skipper has his favourite places from previous season, but thanks to science and the spring/fall crab surveys there is also scientific data to review.
The three figures below show crab density for Large Males, Medium Males, and Soft Shell Crab. As mentioned in the Basic Information page only male crabs are kept and ultimately sold. All females and small males are released.
Click on a given chart to see a large (and actually readable) version.
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