Chesapeake Crab Charter

Date: Sunday, 21 July 2024

Time: 7:00am-12:00pm, or when limit is caught.

*Sign-up Deadline: 27 June*


Bring home a Chesapeake Bay Crab Feast! Enjoy a great Chesapeake Bay tradition of catching or crabbing the Maryland Blue Crab with a Trot Line. Morning crabbing will be done with commercial style “Trotline” for the Maryland Blue Crab and dipping your Maryland Crab Feast. All Equipment, line, bait will be provided. Everyone gets involved with catching, from dipping the crabs off the trot line, culling or measuring the crabs.


General Information:

Down Time is docked at Fairwinds Marina on the Magothy River. This location is on the Annapolis side of the Bay Bridge, 2 miles from the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. 1000 Fairwinds Drive, Annapolis, Maryland 21409. Transportation is not included. Registration is required.


Age/Height Requirements:

Minimum age: 7 years



$20 per person


Registration Information:

ODR MUST secure a minimum number of participants two weeks before the trip date. Please register as soon as possible to ensure availability and minimum requirements are met.



Active Duty (including Guard and Reserve), Retirees, DoD Civilians, eligible contractors, and all their Dependents. Each eligible ID Card holder can sponsor a non-ID card holder, so grab your friends and neighbors, and reserve your seats soon!


*Register in-person at Outdoor Recreation (1235 Menoher Dr). Refunds/Cancellations are not applicable after the registration deadline.