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Crawfish Tracker: Prices up for Easter weekend

5 months 3 weeks 5 days ago Friday, April 02 2021 Apr 2, 2021 April 02, 2021 10:38 AM April 02, 2021 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Those Easter Sunday crawfish boils are gonna cost you a bit extra compared to last year.

According to the WBRZ Crawfish Price Index, the average cost of boiled crawfish is around $5.10 per pound based on prices at most of the go-to spots in the capital area. You'll be paying about $3.84 on average for a pound of live crawfish. 

The low for boiled crawfish this week is $4.29, and live will go for as low as $3.50 at restaurants polled for the price index.

It's a massive shake-up from 2020's Easter holiday market, when boiled crawfish cost $3.64 per pound on average. 

You can view the full Crawfish Price Index here.

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