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Looking for Live Crayfish

McLaw Jul 26, 2009 04:00 PM

Looking for a source for live crayfish for a summer party, hopefully local and not mail-order. I have been beating my brains out calling places like Santa Monica Seafood, Fish King, 99 Ranch and several places in the SGV without so far any luck. Help!

  1. Kitchen Queen Jul 27, 2009 11:46 AM

    Move yur party up to Big Bear and fish 'em out of the lake. My brother lives up there each summer and swears by them.

    1. CEfromLA Jul 27, 2009 11:41 AM

      If you just want to get a crawfish 'fix', this weekend is the Crawfish Festival in Long Beach. I believe Bristol Farms is providing the food, so maybe that would be a good place to start....

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        TomSwift Jul 27, 2009 09:26 AM

        Quality Seafood at the Redondo Beach Pier almost always has live crayfish. Don't know from where, though.

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          Burger Boy Jul 26, 2009 08:53 PM

          Louisiana Crawfish season is over. Artists Crawfish come from Northern California. See the info above.

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          1. re: Burger Boy
            sizzlin714 Jul 27, 2009 03:06 PM

            Louisiana Crawfish season is not over yet. I just had some delivered to me this past weekend.

          2. Professor Salt Jul 26, 2009 07:30 PM

            Artist Crawfish supplies many of the Vietnamese owned Cajun crawfish restaurants in Little Saigon and the SGV. They started by sourcing for their own restaurant, but then branched out as a distributor for other copycats that came along. They sell to the public.

            10302 Trask Ave
            Garden Grove, CA 92843
            (714) 539-9265‎

            Artist Crawfish Co.
            10302 Trask Ave Garden, Grove, CA

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