Florida Lobster Season Closes

Lobster season closes, bounty apparently abundant
By KEVIN WADLOW
kwadlow@keynoter.com
Posted – Saturday, March 31, 2012 10:47 AM EDT

A lobster season that rewarded commercial fishermen with high prices and bountiful catches closes today.

“We’ve had good catches, good prices and no storms so it’s been an awesome year,” Conch Key trap fisherman Jeff Cramer said Friday.

“Last year may have been my best in terms of prices and catch,” said Cramer, in the business for more than three decades. “This year should beat it.”

“The eight-month regular season in 2010-11 produced about 5.9 million pounds of spiny lobster statewide; Monroe County alone accounted for 5.1 million pounds.”

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http://www.keysnet.com/2012/03/31/435216/lobster-season-closes-bounty-apparently.html

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