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Jul 1, 2009 11:23 AM

Live lobster direct from the lobsterman

I've found a lobsterman in Maine that has decided to sell direct via the web. Most of the web sites that sell lobsters are pounds. They have giant holding tanks where they keep lobster for days and sometimes weeks. This guy will pull traps in the morning, ship in the afternoon and you have them the next day. It doesn't get better than that. It's a family operation with him, his wife and 3 kids. And really fresh lobster. He sells individual lobsters and "bulk". One deal is ten (10) pounds of chix (1 - 1.25 lbs) for about $75. If you want them all small, that's ten lobsters for about $115 delivered. Pretty good. He's at

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  1. lobster prices are so low right now (family members have been telling me $2-3/lb), yet none of the online delivery places are adjusting their prices for this variable.
    i realize that the shipping is going to be $$$, but people are still selling mail-order lobsters for a lot more.