VIDEO: Late Chesapeake Crab Season Looks Promising

Picking crabs at home is the perfect activity for a pandemic summer: a way to socialize outdoors from the comfort of your backyard, and a meal that takes up plenty of time.

Bay families are catching on: carryout crab sales are up at several markets across the region and prices are higher, too (think $240/bushel). So what can we expect to see from the Labor Day and fall crab season?

Cheryl Costello spends time with commercial crabbing insiders to find out what they’re seeing in the Bay and in the bushel basket. Watch below: