Get out your bibs. Stone crab season begins today.
Alan Moore, co-owner of Moore's Stone Crab Restaurant, says the phone rings off the wall the first day of stone crab season. Last year offered mostly medium-sized claws; it will be hard to tell what's in store until a few days into the season.
Last season was a difficult one for many stone crabbers due to a number of factors, including the lack of cold fronts and a surging population of the octopus, a natural predator of stone crabs.
Stone crab season runs through May 15.
Read more about Moore's in the Oct. 24 Diversions feature.
Contact Robin Hartill at email@example.com.
Currently 0 Responses
11 Longboat Key Veterans Day Parade
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
15 Arias In Flght
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
15 Being your best self
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
29 Santa Jaws at Mote Aquarium
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Fall back an hour
Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. Nov. 2, so turn back those clocks before bedtime Saturday night.
Longboat Key keeps it clean
We’re still reeling from Longboat Key’s exclusion from Movoto’s “10 Sexiest Small Cities in America,” which named Sarasota and Bradenton the first and third sexiest small cities, respectively.
Joe Perry still rockin' in new book
Longboat Key’s most famous guitarist Joe Perry has a new book, “Rocks: My Life In and Out of Aerosmith.”