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Where to find the best crab? Off the boats or at the market?

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Where to find the best crab? Off the boats or at the market?

Pia | Jan 31, 2005 12:13 AM

Before the crab season ends (as it always seems to, long before I've had my fill), where can I find the freshest, sweetest crab? I remembered--but couldn't find--some older postings on the subject referring to crabs sold directly by the fishermen. Where does one go to find these crab fishermen?

Is there much difference in quality between live crab from say, Ranch 99, and live crab from a fisherman's boat?

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