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Murray Bridges put North Carolina blue crab on the map when he was interviewed by NBC's TODAY show for a segment on the North Carolina coast. Bridges opened the eyes of many fishermen to the profits gained and the skills needed for shedding blue crabs, an increasingly growing and valuable industry in the state.
The author recounts his experiences catching live blue crabs on the coast of North Carolina as a child. Today, the overall blue crab populations have been depleted as a result of overfishing, pesticides in the water, parasites, and disease.