Survey finds fewer blue crabs in Chesapeake Bay this year

Attention crab lovers, 2021 is not going to be a great year. The results of the 2021 Blue Crab Winter Dredge Survey -- the annual estimate of the blue crab population in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries -- indicate there will be fewer crabs in the bay this year, meaning higher prices for crabs and crabmeat.