The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has announced the crabbing catch limits for the first half of the 2023 season, April 1- June 30. DNR says regulations will stay the same as the tightened-up limits that were put in place for the second half of the 2022 season.

Beginning on July 1, 2022, the bushel limit on boats was reduced from two bushels to one, and that change will carry over at least for April-June 2023. All other limits are unchanged for the spring season, according to DNR spokesman Gregg Bortz.

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