shrimpers Facing Low Prices, Some Shrimpers Look To Cut Out Middleman By Travis Lux • Sep 27, 2018 Louisiana shrimpers are facing low prices. They say the business is tougher than it’s ever been, and recently considered striking. Many are looking for creative ways to make more money. Louisiana Shrimpers Strike Over Too-Low Prices For Their Catch By Eve Troeh • Sep 9, 2014 This week, hundreds of Louisiana shrimpers say they’re leaving their boats parked, and their shrimp nets dry. The Louisiana Shrimp Association announced a voluntary five-day work stoppage. The goal? To get shrimp processors to pay a higher price.