Prime crab season is October to January. The water is cold
and the crabs have spawned, plus the shells are the hardest and the crabs are full
of meat. Different seasons vary around the country as crabs are found from Alaska to California, Maine to Florida, but as a rule it’s time to get your crab
Being from lobster country myself, I never knew how to dismantle a crab. It turns out it's very different from a lobster. This is a great crash course on how to flip open the top and eat.