October 9, 2008

NOTHING COSTS MORE THAN IT USED TO...:

Sour economy pushes down Northeast lobster prices (David Liscio, 10/09/08, The Daily Item)

A devastated national economy has sent Maine lobster prices spiraling downward as cash-strapped consumers cut back on seafood delicacies and fishermen wrestle with rising costs for bait and fuel.

With off-the-boat prices as low as $2.60 a pound this week, some lobstermen say they’re ready to pursue different careers.


Soon they'll be giving them away with every fill-up at your local gas station...

Posted by Orrin Judd at October 9, 2008 5:34 PM
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