Sky High Lobster Prices

Updated 7 years ago

(WABI) – Dealers say it’s not uncommon for prices to go up in the spring but these are the highest they have been since 1992

The weather and a small catch has kept many lobstermen from starting their season.

Dealers say pounds that store them long term are almost depleted.

Lobstermen are getting between $10.50-$12.00 a pound.

That translates to even higher prices for consumers.

Lobstermen up and down the coast say they aren’t catching enough lobsters to make a lot of money despite the high prices.

Once more lobsters are being landed, fishermen and dealers expect the prices will go down.


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