Good Friday means good crawfish sales - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Good Friday means good crawfish sales

By Brandon Troullier - bio | email

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - The shortage of crawfish has had its effect on businesses this season, but that changed on Good Friday - generally known to be the day when businesses sell the most mud bugs in a day.

Jason Hebert, who is co-owner at Zydeco Crawfish says "it's pretty good, it seems like it's picking up, crawfish season as everybody knows started out rough, it's kind of coming out of the slump so, we're doing good today."

Currently, they're selling live crawfish at $2.75/lb, or $4.49/lb for boiled. "Generally on Good Friday, many people buy them live because they want the atmosphere in their backyard," says Jeremy Soileau, the other co-owner.

Jason has been working for the company for eight years and has been co-owner for the past three. He says that this is the highest prices have ever been, but on a brighter note, the prices usually start to decline after Lent season - which is next week.

Copyright 2010 KPLC. All rights reserved.

  • More Local NewsNewsMore>>

  • Christmas spirit brings agencies together for families in need

    Christmas spirit brings agencies together for families in need

    Monday, December 11 2017 8:10 PM EST2017-12-12 01:10:06 GMT

    why would the coast guard, catholic charities and some realtors with Moffett, latter and BLum be collaborating on a project.    well, KPLC'S Theresa Schmidt reports it has to do with the spirit of the season. here removed from the hustle and bustle of their usual work come the coast guard, catholic charities and realtors with Moffett, latter and Blum. they are making Christmas for families ... not people who have asked for help, but those others have seen need help. &nbs...

    More >>

    why would the coast guard, catholic charities and some realtors with Moffett, latter and BLum be collaborating on a project.    well, KPLC'S Theresa Schmidt reports it has to do with the spirit of the season. here removed from the hustle and bustle of their usual work come the coast guard, catholic charities and realtors with Moffett, latter and Blum. they are making Christmas for families ... not people who have asked for help, but those others have seen need help. &nbs...

    More >>
  • Southwest Louisiana Christmas activities

    Southwest Louisiana Christmas activities

    Monday, December 11 2017 6:06 PM EST2017-12-11 23:06:44 GMT
    (Source: pablo)(Source: pablo)

    The following is a list of the Christmas activities going on in the area

    More >>

    The following is a list of the Christmas activities going on in the area

    More >>
  • McNeese marching band preparing to perform in London

    McNeese marching band preparing to perform in London

    Monday, December 11 2017 5:58 PM EST2017-12-11 22:58:42 GMT
    (Source: Maranda Whittington/KPLC)(Source: Maranda Whittington/KPLC)

    Members of McNeese State University's marching band, Pride of McNeese, are preparing to make the trip across the pond. That's because the McNeese Marching Band was invited to perform in London's 2018 New Year's Day Parade in 2016. A group of about 127 band members and Cowgirl kickers will be departing from a Houston airport on Dec. 28 for the parade and festival.   Excitement is in the air, according to Dr. Jay Jacobs, director of bands at McNeese. “This is ...

    More >>

    Members of McNeese State University's marching band, Pride of McNeese, are preparing to make the trip across the pond. That's because the McNeese Marching Band was invited to perform in London's 2018 New Year's Day Parade in 2016. A group of about 127 band members and Cowgirl kickers will be departing from a Houston airport on Dec. 28 for the parade and festival.   Excitement is in the air, according to Dr. Jay Jacobs, director of bands at McNeese. “This is ...

    More >>
Powered by Frankly