Blue Crab

Blue crab season is open year round. Minimum size is five (5) inches from spike to spike. Fifty (50) crabs per person, per day, / one hundred (100) per vessel per day.

Maximum size for females is six and third fourth (6-3/4″) inches spike to spike during specified season. See DMF for specifics.

Check back soon for more information on catching, cleaning and cooking North Carolina blue crabs.