September 07, 2019
By Florida Sportsman Editor
2019 bay scallop seasons coming to an end in September
Bay scallop seasons in the following regions close on:
- 11 – Dixie and a portion of Taylor County (includes Dekle Beach, Keaton Beach and Steinhatchee).
- 16 – Gulf County.
- 25 – Franklin through northwest Taylor County and Levy through Hernando counties (includes Carrabelle, Lanark, St. Marks, Cedar Key, Crystal River and Homosassa).
For information on bay scallop regulations
, including information on future season dates, visit MyFWC.com/Marine
and click on “Recreational Regulations” and “Bay Scallops.”
Done for the day? Help FWC's scallop researchers by completing an online survey at SurveyMonkey.com/r/bayscallops
. You will be asked a series of simple questions about where you harvested scallops, how many you collected and how long it took to harvest them. Participants can email BayScallops@MyFWC.com to ask questions or send additional information.
Learn more about long-term abundance trends in the open and closed scalloping areas by visiting MyFWC.com/Research
and clicking on “Saltwater,” “Bay Scallops” and “Bay Scallop Season and Abundance Survey.”