Alaska Dungeness Crab Fetching Higher Prices
This is Alaska Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch –
Prices for all crab continue to soar and that bodes well for Dungeness crab fisheries at Southeast Alaska and Kodiak, areas that last year saw big catches.
Kodiak’s fishery opened on May 1 and so far 68,358 pounds have been landed by just eight boats, compared to 29 last year. The Kodiak price this season was reported at $2.75 a pound for the crab that weigh just over two pounds on average. That compares to...
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