crab http://ijpr.org en Celebrating Crab Season http://ijpr.org/post/celebrating-crab-season <p></p><p>Better late than never.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Oregon's Dungeness crab season got started two weeks late to give the crab time to get a bit bigger.&nbsp; Thu, 23 Jan 2014 18:41:00 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 6545 at http://ijpr.org Celebrating Crab Season Dungeness Crab Prices Set http://ijpr.org/post/dungeness-crab-prices-set <p>Dungeness crab fishers will begin setting their pots today after reaching a price agreement with seafood processors.</p><p></p><p>With the Oregon Department of Agriculture supervising negotiations, the sides agreed to a minimum price of $2.65 per pound, a 35-cent increase from a year ago, and the highest price ever agreed upon for an opening. Fri, 13 Dec 2013 14:27:29 +0000 Barbara Dellenback 4626 at http://ijpr.org Dungeness Crab Prices Set California Crab Fishers Want Higher Prices http://ijpr.org/post/california-crab-fishers-want-higher-prices <p>Crab fishers on California's north coast are keeping their boats tied to the dock in an effort to get a higher price from wholesalers.</p><p>The Santa Rosa Democrat reports boat captains want more than the $2.50 a pound being offered, saying $3 a pound is being paid to crabbers working fisheries farther south.</p><p>Skippers who fish off Mendocino, Humboldt, and Del Norte counties say crabs are expected to be smaller than average this year, so they want a higher price.</p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 14:36:31 +0000 Barbara Dellenback 4125 at http://ijpr.org