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Old 10-12-2017, 10:56 AM   #19
Mr. Sunshine
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Re: NEW Spiny Lobster Commission Approved by Governor.

Originally Posted by aus View Post
hmm lets see keep selling to asia for $22-$25 a pound, or sell to california restaurants who would probably only pay what, 10 bucks? Wait that wouldn't even work cause they're buying lobsters from the east coast for what, 4-5 bucks a pound?
Asian countries manipulating the crap out of their currency (printing money) then buying wild caught CA game with it. Pretty stupid plan for us. If there is a smaller US market for CA lobsters and we don't allow export, maybe there won't be 500 traps out where you can beach dive. Maybe there would be a few legals past the first couple weeks of the season. Maybe you would see more CA restaurants serving it like back on the east coast.
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