Rough commercial crab season recently became harder for fishermen selling to Jessie’s Ilwaco Fish Company.

ILWACO —According to fishermen, many of whom have sold their crab to Jessie’s for years, the seafood processor has not paid the full amount owed them as of Dec. 24. This puts the fleet out by millions, according to some estimates. Dungeness crab was going for $3.10 and, currently, $3.50 per pound, an increase over last year when fishermen saw prices of $2.62 per pound at the start of the season. Read the rest here 18:46