Crawfish Report – A New Direction

Crawfish Report is going to crawl out of the crawfish hole and into the real world. We’ll still give you great news about the Louisiana crawfish industry and crawfish in general, but we’ll also be commenting on a number of…

Louisiana Voice is underwater!

Crawfish Report is sad to report that investigative journalist Tom Aswell, author of the brilliant Louisiana Voice blog, has suffered the loss of his Denham Springs home during the Great Amite River Flood of 2016. Tom was in good company…

The Flood of 2016

Venerable Crawfish here. While it is too late for this map to be of service to anyone during the harrowing Amite River Flood of 2016, perhaps this 100-year-flood zone map may be of use to folks in the future. It…

Crawfish housing market on the rise

If you live in Louisiana, you’ve probably seen a crawfish house. A crawfish house is a pile of dried mud erupting from the ground. It resembles a chimney. For most Cajuns, these crawfish houses represent everything that is good and…

Crawfish speed eating

If you’re gonna eat crawfish, you might as well enjoy it and take your time. However, Breaux Bridge State Representative Mike Huval won the celebrity speed crawfish eating contest at the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival at the beginning of May.…

How the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival got started

Breaux Bridge native Sam Irwin’s book, Louisiana Crawfish: A Succulent History of the Cajun Crustacean, tells you everything you need to know about how the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival got started. The Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival takes place May 6-8.…