Photo gallery: Freezes cut early crawfish supply in half, raise prices

Chilly temperatures before Super Bowl weekend cause short supply, higher prices

January’s cold fronts, including two freezes in the last week, have chilled Louisiana’s crawfish yield just in time for this weekend’s Super Bowl, when orders for live and boiled crawfish keep merchants’ phones ringing. This year, the phones are ringing, but there’s not much to sell. At least right now.