crawfish

David Blake
June 19, 2018 - 12:58 pm
It seems like it was just the other day that many of us were clamoring for the first batches of crawfish and a new season, but now we learn that we are nearing the end. David Savoy, President of the Louisiana Crawfish Farmers Association, says areas to the west including Acadiana, in the so called...
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Chris Miller
March 30, 2018 - 8:41 am
Today's the big day for seafood demand. In fact, all weekend will likely be big, especially for people who want to fire up their boiling rigs. With freezing temperatures in what feels like the distant past, the crawfish are getting bigger and meatier. "We were lucky because this weather warmed up...
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Don Ames
March 23, 2018 - 6:22 am
Mudbugs and mud lovers at area festivals this weekend. Boiled crawfish and barbecued pigs are the main course on mouth-watering menus. The Louisiana Crawfish Festival continues through Sunday in Chalmette. Spokesman Cisco Gonzales says there'll be plenty of boiled mudbugs, of course. "30-thousand...
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Jim Hanzo
March 02, 2018 - 8:50 am
The craving for hot boiled crawfish is growing. The mudbugs are available but demand is still high and so are the prices. LSU crawfish researcher Dr. Greg Lutz says the mudbugs are growing. "They do have some catching up to do, though," Lutz said. "The good news is there are billions and billions...
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February 16, 2018 - 8:28 am
(WWL.com) 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...
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Jim Hanzo
January 22, 2018 - 8:53 am
Now that the freeze in southeast Louisiana is over, for now, how affected will this season's crawfish crop be? LSU crawfish researcher, Dr. Greg Lutz, says when temperatures are as low as they have been the crawfish just sit there and they can't even move even if they wanted to. "Once the...
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David Blake
January 12, 2018 - 3:25 pm
Seafood will be popular at Saints playoff parties this Sunday! A quick check around the area finds the local market in good shape with crawfish available at a number of locations. At Kenney's Seafood in Slidell, manager Ricky Vanetten says mud bugs are hot. ''Believe or not it's crawfish," said...
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January 02, 2018 - 3:32 pm
(WWL.com) -- The arctic blast keeping Louisianans indoors is threatening this year’s crawfish harvest. The state’s winters are usually wet and mild, perfect conditions for breeding plenty of big crawfish, but the near record lows have halted production. Louisiana Crawfish Promotion Board President...
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Chris Miller
December 22, 2017 - 11:23 am
If your holiday menu includes boiled mudbugs, you can find them out there, but as it often is with early-season crawfish, be prepared to pay more. Crawfish farmers are pulling up mudbugs, says LSU crawfish expert Dr. Greg Lutz, but not in huge numbers yet. "It's still early in the season," said...
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