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HUGE BREAKING CRABBY NEWS!
The Coveside Executive Committee has just concluded a very boring meeting (it lasted a whopping 42 seconds). Starting tomorrow the Big Boys (6 inches and all the way up, that means other places extra large and jumbo, together, selling for $90/dozen!) will be reduced to just $50/dozen, or 3 dozen for $145!!!! These are…Read More
Catch Up, Price Down!!
Good Morning Folks! Our intrepid Captain Richard is reporting that our catch is up, SO, Ya’ll know what that means, our prices are coming down. Prices: the # 2 males (5 1/4 inches right up to 6 inches) are $35/dozen or 3 dozen for $100. We do not harvest any small crabs at Coveside! The…Read More
Introducing You to Coveside 2016!
As we embark on the start of another crabbing season in Tabasco Cove. The fleet…well…ummm…Island Girl left our Cove for the Chesapeake Bay! *giggles*- channeling my Deadliest Catch- Seriously ya’ll, we are hunting the Big Boys today. Captain Richard and I are over the moon excited to welcome back all of our old Coveside friends…Read More
BREAKING CRABBY NEWS!!! JULY 4th
Hear Ye, Hear Ye, All Coveside Folks: HUGE BREAKING CRABBY NEWS!!! JULY 4th, we have Big Boys hard crabs on “light-up your fireworks” celebration prices! These are the lowest summer prices that we have offered in many years! Special Holiday Price: The Big Boys, #1 males, (6 inches and all the way up!…These are The…Read More
Hey Ya’ll! Our intrepid Captain Richard has docked Island Girl and our crew has unloaded a gorgeous catch of super packed and sweet crabs. Caught today, directly from our beloved Bay. Call to reserve yours! Prices: the # 2 males (5 1/4 inches right up to 6 inches) are $45/dozen or 3 dozen for $125.…Read More
The Premium Crab
At Coveside Crabs, we grade crabs into three categories: #1 Males, #2 Males, and #3 Females. The crew of the “Island Girl” culls the crabs before docking to insure that EVERY crab is of PREMIUM quality and meets exact sizing to our highest standards. #1 Males are a minimum of 6 inches and go up…Read More
I have something to say. As I watched the cold front move through today, I was doing some serious thinking about one of my most favorite subjects- The Fall Crabs! I am often asked about our family’s crab eating activities, and folks seemed surprised to learn that we do not eat crabs until our intrepid…Read More
STORAGE OF LIVE CRABS: Coveside Premium crabs are one of the royal treats for all of the summer and fall months. You have two options for storing your live crabs. 1) They will be fine in the bags for a hour or so in a cool place, or 2) the ideal method is to bring…Read More
Buying Soft Shell Crabs
Buying Soft Shell Crabs Soft-shell crabs are one of America’s favorite seafood delicacies. While all crabs shed their shells to grow, only a few species of crab can actually be eaten in this form. The blue crab is the only commercially available soft-shell product. The scientific name, Callinectes sapidus, is derived from Latin and Greek.…Read More