Month: August 2014

Rukus’ Skateboard Shops crawfish shoe is the biggest thing since, well, crawfish!

Crawfish shoe reported in the Times-Picayune! It’s true….Rukus Skateboard, with shops in Baton Rouge, Lafayette and Mandeville, have the shoe of the year. It’s the Rukus Board Shop x NikeSB Dunk Low Crawfish! That’s a mouthful of a name but…

Crawfish shoe makes debut on the TV Tube

Here’s a peek at the new crawfish skateboard shoe a.k.a. Rukus Board Shop x NikeSB Dunk Low Crawfish. Crawfish Report is going to break out the jams and get a pair! WATCH THE VIDEO            …

Congratulations, Mr. Crawfish! You’re honored with a shoe?

Oh, Happy Day! The Louisiana Crawfish is getting a shoe… a skateboard shoe. Rukus Board Shop at 311 Jefferson St. in Lafayette will host a shoe release party Aug. 16 for the Rukus Board Shop x NikeSB Dunk Low Crawfish.…

What happens on Captain Kirk’s swamp boat tour? Mais, cher…everything!

Forget about crawfish! Get me a gator! Captain Kirk’s swamp tour delivers the gators…music by OEUVAL!

Crawfish in Birmingham? Well, at least LSU is ahead of Alabama in crawfish consumption

The Restaurant News said we folks from the Bayou State talk funny…imagine that. “There was no Cajun food at all, and I just can’t live without my crawfish!” Jeff Thompson said, laughing through his thick Louisiana drawl. “It was either…

Be careful what you ask for … Louisiana crawfish will whip Maryland crawfish anyday

The Louisiana red swamp crawfish is a bit of a bully… it’s what’s known as a “keystone” species. That means if our tough Procambarus clarkii is introduced into another eco-system, it will run off the native species. That’s what’s behind…

Is it really a problem if you have crawfish burrowed in your lawn?

Crawfish are amazing little animals (and it goes without saying that Crawfish Report loves ’em), but with all of the rain this summer, crawfish in lawns, pastures and ditches might become a nuisance. I like to see crawfish chimneys in…

Right out of Faulkner…too good not to share with Crawfish Nation

Tonight Show host Johnny Carson got more than he bargained for when he had 89-year-old Lea Johnson of Lea’s Lunchroom in Lecompte on his show in 1989. WATCH THE VIDEO

Crawfish! Swedish Style!

August is crawfish time in Sweden! There’s a wonderful Nordic tradition, natively known as Kräftskiva, which is the annual eating of the crawfish (crayfish). It often involves drinking a lot of aquavit and/or Schnapps. Sounds a lot like a Louisiana…

It’s Crawfish Festival Time! In Oregon?

It’s true…Oregon has a crawfish festival and it pre-dates the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival by a few years. The crawfish served in Oregon is the American Signal Crawfish, the same crawfish that is taking over the Thames River over in…