State of Virginia the legal limit is 5" wide shell and the average for them is around 5-1/2" wide. I have caught some over 6 before and state record for VA is one that was over 10" wide. As WildFred said they are some good eating but a ton of work.3DHUSKER said:How big do those SOB's get?Wild Fred said:looks like krabby patties tonight! wohoo! blue crab is awesome. bitch to pick, but makes krab cakes that are delicious. https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/82347 ... trending_b
I like salmon patties with mac and cheese and peas. but these beat the hell outa those!
by the way, they are mean bastards! definately crabby. will pinch shit out of you if they have a chance!