Fresh Live Crawfish


Fresh Live Crawfish


About us


Our mission is simple: to provide the best products and services to our customers.  We are a family business working from a state-of-art 5000 square foot processing facility in Colusa. Our growth potential is incredible and we are positioned to grow with our clients and the market. We take great pride in our company, our commitment to customer service and in the products we sell. Ordering whole live crawfish can be challenging so if you have any questions, our friendly staff is available to answer your questions via email or phone 6 days a week. Call 415-810-5803.

The California Crawfish Company takes sustainability to the next level. Compared to most seafood harvesting, the practice of harvesting and consuming crawfish is one of the most sustainable practices. The Monterey Bay Aquarium manages a program called Seafood WATCH. This is a program that rates the sustainability of various seafood harvest practices and farmed crawfish is rated BEST.

In California, the red swamp crawfish (Procambarus clarkia) is an invasive, exotic species introduced to this state in the 1920s. They aggressively compete with our native species.  We do not plan on conducting any aquaculture operation that involves raising non-native species in our state, rather our plan is to harvest, in large quantities, the invasive red swamp crawfish, furthering our mission for sustainability.




How We Save You Money

Annually there are two crawfish seasons. Louisiana crawfish season runs from January through July and California crawfish season runs from July through October.  The seafood restaurant industry relies on fresh Louisiana crawfish during the first part of the year but California crawfish is a recent product that can help restaurants extend the availability of fresh crawfish to their customers. We provide live crawfish in the months of July to October from our state of the art processing plant in California. Our company works with local farmers to ensure the highest quality live crawfish shipped directly to you. 2016 was one of our best years and our dead loss claims were zero. California Crawfish is committed to bringing the best crawfish at the most competitive prices for our loyal customers.

We are originally from Louisiana and have in depth knowledge and connections to the seafood industry.  During the Louisiana season, we ship crawfish directly from select Louisiana farms to ensure the highest quality crawfish at great prices.  Our exclusive connections to both Louisiana and California crawfish guarantees fresh crawfish for our customers from January to October.  



Our advantage:

You don't pay for shipping charges on box and gel ice packs.


30 lb crawfish sack @ $3/lb = $90

shipping charges @ $1/lb = $30

Total price = $120

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additional shipping costs

Box and gel ice packs adds about 5 lbs to entire order.


30 lb crawfish sack @ $3/lb = $60

shipping charges + weight of box and gel ice packs @ $1/lb = $35

Total price = $125



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you win

Most of the competition makes you pay for shipping charges separately when you pick up at the airport.  

An average restaurant uses 800 sacks of crawfish each year.  They are saving $4000 annually by ordering through us because we don't make you pay for the shipping fees associated with box and gel ice packs.



Trust California Crawfish to deliver, live, sustainable US crawfish from July thru October 2016