Where to buy crawfish in mass and rhode island??
Posted August 15 2009 - 12:02 AM
Posted August 15 2009 - 02:23 PM
tom's wholesale bait in i think middleboro mass?
or find a stony pond and throw a few traps in- i know i guy who would get 500 a night
i can't imagine anybody shipping live ones up from down south though
Posted August 15 2009 - 03:14 PM
I usually get them shipped up from Louisiana via overnight fed ex.
Even with shipping it comes out to about 10 bucks a pound. They are jumbo sized too.
The only problem is that live crawfish season runs from February till mid June. This coincides with the rice farming season since the rice farmers grow crawfish in their flooded rice paddies.
Google up CajunGrocer. They have frozen whole cooked crawfish available now.
Posted August 18 2009 - 10:39 PM
Jibbey Pt in Hacks Neck VA. By their ad you're a little late in the season but I'd call them anyway. Nice folks.
I used to have them flown up from LA. They'd show up in burlap sacks ~50# per. You usually lose around 25%. They have so much bacteria that your hands swell up and turn red if you handle them but they sure make a hit at a party!