Maryland Oyster Season

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Maryland oystermen and oyster farmers are pulling up the bounty of our waters this season. Try them shucked in stews and fried. Or, enjoy their raw briny essence.

According to the United States Department of Agriculture’s National Statistics Service Census of Aquaculture, Maryland farmers sold $3.5 million in oysters in 2018. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reports that in 2018 Maryland watermen received $6.7 million in sales of wild caught oysters.

To find local oysters to enjoy at home, select this link to our Direct to Consumer Map

To find a seafood restaurant with oysters select this link to the Maryland Crab & Oyster Trail

In the video below learn how to fry Maryland oysters.