So-named because of it’s brilliant blue claws, the blue crab is one of the tastiest treats of the western Atlantic.
Bennett’s Creek Farm Market & Deli is your best source (local or on the internet) for #1 Jimmie Crabs. Caught fresh (in season) and transported straight to our market, you won’t find better Jimmie Crabs south of Baltimore.
Crabbing season in the Chesapeake Bay is April through November, with peak season being June 1st to September 15th.
Because this is such a popular seasonal specialty, we don’t have the crabs in our online store. We can, and do, ship them all over the country, just call us and we’ll take your order over the phone.
You can reach us at (757) 484-9722.
The largest male crabs are known as “jimmies,” and mature females as “sooks.” Immature female crabs are known as “sallies” or “she-crabs.”