Stone Crabs

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Draw The Butter, Stone Crab Season Is Officially Open

Time to draw the butter and dip into one of South Florida’s favorite delicacies. Stone crab season has officially opened for commercial recreational fishermen who can hunt for the tasty crustaceans in state and federal waters.


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Time To Get Cracking, Stone Crab Season Opens Wednesday

It’s almost time to get cracking South Florida as the official start of stone crab season gets underway Wednesday, October 15th.


Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez  (Source: CBS4)

Mayors Wager On NBA Finals

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez and San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro made a friendly wager on who will take home the championship trophy in the NBA Finals.


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Stone Crab Season Nears End In Florida

The clock is ticking for the end of Florida’s stone crab season.


Serguei Perez-Perdomo (Source: Monroe Co. Sheriff's Office)

Marathon Man Accused Of Butchering Sea Turtle

A Marathon man is accused of mutilating a turtle and harvesting out of season lobster and undersized stone crab claws.


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Octopuses Threatening Lee County Stone Crab Season

An over abundance of octopuses are once again threatening to wreck the commercial stone crab season in the waters off Lee County.


Alfredo Munoz chomps on stone crab claw meat enroute to an individual division victory at the Stone Crab Claw Eating Contest Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013 in Marathon, Fla. Munoz, of Moses Lake, Wash., cracked and consumed 25 Florida Keys stone crab claws in 9 minutes and 58 seconds. The event attracted more than 50 competitor who participated either as individuals or or two-person teams. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau)

Contestants Get Cracking At Keys Crab Eating Contest

There’s plenty of buzz for seafood lovers at the start of stone crab season. More than 50 hungry competitors, on Saturday got cracking, participating in the Stone Crab Claw Eating Contest in the Keys.

CBS Miami–10/19/2013

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Staff At Joe’s Gets Crackin’

Lots of people have October 15th circled on their calendar. Not only is it National Grouch Day (really) it’s also the start of the stone crab harvesting season. That means one of Miami Beach’s most famous eateries, Joe’s Stone Crabs, will re-open their doors Tuesday to serve up the delicious and highly sought after crab claws.



Time To Get Cracking, Stone Crab Season Opens Tuesday

It’s time to get cracking South Florida as the official start of stone crab season gets underway Tuesday, October 15th.


(Source: CBS4 / Al Sunshine)

Stone Crab Season Wraps Up

Stone crab harvesting season has come to an end and it will be one for the books but not in a good way.