Crabbers Crack Record Opening Prices for Dungeness as Season Opens on West Coast
Dungeness crab fishermen are excited for the first paychecks of the season: In posts on Facebook, blogs and news sites, the ex-vessel prices appear to be between $4.50 and $5 per pound on the West Coast.
This year's season is the first one in seven years to open on the traditional Dec. 1 start date in Northern California, Oregon and Washington. The season in Central California remains closed due to the presence of whales.
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