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SPRING LOBSTER PRODUCTION IS ON!

SPRING LOBSTER PRODUCTION IS ON! The fisherman have the go ahead to set traps  tomorrow in the areas around New Brunswick and PEI, so we are on for production early this week.   Read More

06 May 2016
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WHAT KIND OF LOCAL CRAB SEASON ARE WE GOING TO HAVE THIS SUMMER?

The “experts” say we are going to have a good local crab season in the Chesapeake Bay this summer. Have you ever wondered how they come to that conclusion? The science of predicting crab abundance is relatively new (1988) but the blue crab winter dredge survey, conducted by the Maryland DNR, UMD Chesapeake Biological Lab, Read More

22 Apr 2016
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CONGRESSIONAL SEAFOOD CO. NAMED ONE OF THE OYSTER RECOVERY PARTNERSHIP’S TOP OYSTER SHELL RECYCLING PRODUCERS!

Top 10 Oyster Shell Recycling Contributors in 2015! The Oyster Recovery Partnership’s Shell Recycling Alliance (SRA) collected a record26,000 bushels of oyster shell from 300 member establishments in 2015, a number that reflects an accelerated commitment by restaurants and other businesses to restore the Chesapeake Bay oyster population. And the top producers are…   Boatyard Bar and Grille (Annapolis, MD) Captain Read More

24 Mar 2016
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WHEN IS THE LOBSTER MEAT MARKET GOING TO DROP?

CK, TCK and CKL have been at all-time highs, 50% ABOVE their highest prices ever recorded. This is fueled by a large scale increase in demand for lobster meat in the US food service market. Lobster is now on the menu in 34% of all full service, midscale and casual dining restaurants, and 55% of Read More

24 Mar 2016
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Seafood Highlights

Copano Blues Shrimp: The Future of Shrimp Have you ever tried Copano Blues Shrimp? If you love your shrimp firm and with a clean, sweet flavor, you’ll love Copano Blues. These shrimp are farmed using innovative hi-tech farming methods that make them superior to other farmed shrimp, and could even give them the edge over Read More

25 Jan 2016
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Blue Cats Are Back

The wild blue catfish has a “green” sustainable rating from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch List.  Wild blue cats are an invasive species in the     Chesapeake Bay. Native to the Ohio and Mississippi    River basins, introduced into the James River in the late 70’s, their population has exploded to an estimated 90 million fish! Read More

23 Jan 2016
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