June 24, 2022

Art & Lifestyle:

Blue Crabs Finally Dig In as Winter Arrives

blue crabs

Message from the Cap’n is a compilation of fishing advice, waterman and weather insights, Chesapeake lore, and ordinary malarkey. Or, as the Cap’n puts it, News from the folks who keep their feet wet in the Potomac and St. Mary’s Tuesday’s water temperature reached 48 degrees F at the weather buoy at Point Lookout. After the cold Monday night, steam could be seen venting across the width of the Potomac. What a difference a few days bring, with us wearing shorts on Christmas Day, watching hard crabs crawl on the bottom in St. George Creek over New Year’s Day and snow showers in Smith…