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Fax: 443-640-6031


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Wholesale Suppliers to the Trade

Chesapeake Crabbing Supplies, Inc. manufactures, sells, and distributes quality CRABBING SUPPLIES to retail outlets and box stores along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts. We invite you to review our website and email or call us to become a customer!

Here's just a sampling of our great products:

crab steamer

Large stainless steel
crab steamers

eel and fish pots
Commercial grade eel and fish pots
brass snaps
Heavy duty marine grade brass snaps
bradd door knockers
Solid brass door knockers 

Chesapeake Crabbing Supplies, Inc. offers wholesale items only. 

Chesapeake Crabbing Supplies, Inc. has sold their retail outlet located at 3404 Conowingo Road, Street, Md. 21154 to former employees who now call their business:


They sell all of the same QUALITY products for fishing & crabbing including LIVE & FROZEN BAIT. The new owners are open as follows:

Monday, Tuesday - CLOSED
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday - 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am to 6:00 pm
Sunday 7:00 am to 12:00 noon

They can be reached at 410-457-0500 - if no answer or on days they are closed simply leave a message and they will call you back as soon as possible.

Bait typically in stock includes Live Eels, Chum, Bunker/Ely, Peelers, Minnows, Night Crawlers, Squid, Bait Shrimp, Fowl Necks, Salted Eel, and RAZOR CLAMS!

Please note: RAZOR CLAMS must be ordered by Wednesday AM for the following weekend - ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE CALL KIM BURKE @ 410-457-0500

Chesapeake Crabbing Supplies still exists but is in the wholesale business ONLY - all the same quality wire products including traps, crab pots, nets, 1/2 pots, live boxes, line, floats, trotlines, etc. are provided to Harford Crabbing and Tackle.

Chesapeake Crabbing Supplies is a distributor of:

  • C.J HENRY wooden bushel baskets and lids
  • ROPAK orange plastic baskets
  • Exclusive Distributor of white POLYMER basket lids (that fit ROPAK baskets)
  • FRANK WINNE & SONS Locktite Nylon Line and Trotline

Products offered include:

  • Vinyl Crab Traps (rigged and unrigged)
  • Vinyl Crab Pots (full size and 1/2 size)
  • Vinyl Live Boxes (2', 3', and 4")
  • Vinyl Bait Keepers (for holding fishing bait)
  • Snooded Trotlines (600' and 1200')
  • Hog Rings (3/8, 1/2, 3/4)
  • Rubber Snubs (for Snoods)
  • Aluminum Boat Hooks (4', 5', 6')
  • Jumbo Topless Crab Traps
  • White Plastic Crab Knives
  • Bait Bags
  • Turtle Excluders
  • Crab Cull Sticks
  • Wooden Bushel Baskets
  • Stiff Bungee (1/8th and 3/16)
  • Hog Ring Pliers
  • Polymer Basket Lids
  • Bronze Snaps (3/4")
  • Jumbo Box Traps
  • Crab Nets (Commercial Grade)
  • Crab Tongs
  • Crab Gloves
  • Locktite Line (sizes #4 - #8, trotline)
  • ROPAK plastic baskets
  • Snoods
  • S/S Bait Springs
  • S/S Bait Clips
  • Cull Rings
  • Wooden Crab Mallets
  • Aluminum Handle Crab Nets


We DO NOT SELL ON A RETAIL BASIS protecting our retailers from unreasonable competition. 

Find out more by clicking "Become a Dealer" section of our website. We always confirm that wholesale customer applicants are true business entities to protect everyone. Once we confirm a retailers status we outline current wholesale prices, minimum purchase requirements, payment and shipping terms.

We invite you to check us out!

Questions? Email us at OR
We can be reached by phone at 410-838-1443 or fax at 443-640-6031