Dungeness Crab Pricing
I have read on a few boards/blogs that in the US the Dungeness Crab harvest was huge, with large crabs, lots of them and low prices. They were talking in the $4.00 per pound pricing. I have not seen any of that here in Edmonton. Curious if anyone is seeing the lower pricing in Western Canada anywhere?
The lowest I've seen was at T&T in the Vancouver area for $4.99, but these crabs were often culled / missing limbs and were the smaller of the two sizes available.
A couple of weeks ago I bought live crab at Superstore for $3.99/lb. on sale. That's the lowest price I've ever seen. These weren't the "large" size, but I asked for "larger ones" from the small tank and got a couple of 1.5 -2 pounders and no missing limbs. But you have to ask. I love the fact that they will kill and clean them for you for no extra charge. We ate like kings that night!