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Blue Crab Season Hits Peak On The Grand Strand

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Big Full Fall Crabs

843 Crab Life We Love Blue Crabs Myrtle Beach SC reports: Now is the best time to catch or buy crabs that are full and have fat content – the sweetest best tasting meat of the year.

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources agrees. The department says the best time of year to harvest large, heavy crabs is usually from October to December.

Winter Crabbing – Jan / Feb

Winter Picture’s,,,, Crab life also states:

For members wondering if the Crabbing Stops in our area,,,,No,,,the Crabber’s as you see are bundled up in warm gear and will continue to catch crabs right on thru the winter months up until the spring shedding season – In the winter of 1989 it actually got too cold to catch crabs,,,,31 years ago. It’s possible. It could happen again but not norm for our area.

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David Hucks is a 12th generation descendant of the area we now call Myrtle Beach, S.C. David attended Coastal Carolina University and like most of his family, has never left the area. David is the lead journalist at MyrtleBeachSC.com

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