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When Crab Was King: The Rise and Fall of the Kodiak King Crab Fishery

A Year-long radio project of the Kodiak Maritime Museum

A Buck a Crab (Episode 7 Runs June 15 to 21)

Kodiak fisherman Nick Szabo fished King Crab in 1966. Crab was 10 cents a pound, or roughly a buck a crab. The season for King Crab ran from July 1st to May 1st.

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