View Full Version : How long till we see crabs shedding?
04-19-2005, 05:15 PM
We live on the Magothy and last year picked some crabs off the pilings in late summer. I wonder how soon one would expect to see doublers and soft crabs on the pilings this year?
04-19-2005, 05:39 PM
Mid late July for crabs on pilings I think.
Doublers May early June, I think.
Let others comment too. I may be wrong.
04-19-2005, 06:47 PM
not sure when they start, but ive heard its usually around the full moon
04-19-2005, 06:48 PM
Last year on South River I didn't see them on pilings till late June.
04-20-2005, 07:11 PM
Thanks for the replies. I won't get out the crab net yet.[smile]