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Crawfish prices spike ahead of Easter weekend

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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

Demand is high for crawfish during Holy Week. The Louisiana delicacy will cost you ahead of Easter weekend.

In the New Orleans area, the average price for a pound of boiled crawfish is up 41 cents to $5.29, according to our partners at Nola.com/The Times Picayune.

But this is a deal compared to last year's prices.

"Prices this year are pretty reasonable,” said Tim LeBlanc Jr, of Leblanc's Seafood Processing. “You should be able to buy a good sack of crawfish between 70-80 bucks as compared to last year it was more around 100-120 dollars."

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