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Crawfish: Higher Price, Lower Size

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Some crawfish crazies are heating up over the higher prices and smaller size of the crop this year. LSU Ag Center Professor Greg Lutz says suppliers aren’t trying to rip you off, farmers are just having a hard time finding enough crop after the historic winter to justify pulling their traps.

 

Lutz says the crawfish survived the winter just fine, but the little fellas are just taking some extra time to develop.

 

Lutz says if you don’t want to pay the inflated prices, give it a few weeks, the cost of a boil should be returning to normal.