Crawfish Tracker: Prices up for Easter weekend
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.