Tag Archive: Scalloping

Aug 05 2008

Steinhatchee, FL


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For the past several years, my extended family has been gathering in [Steinhatchee, FL] during the first weekend of August to partake in our annual [Argopecten irradians concentricus] hunt. Getting the Tober mob all in one location at the same time during a regular holiday is impossible so our scalloping trip is an oportunity to …

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Aug 05 2008

Stalking the Bay Scallop


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What does it take to hunt the wily [Argopecten irradians concentricus], a.k.a the Atlantic Bay Scallop you ask? Surprisingly not much. Snorkel gear, a boat, at least one working arm/hand and something to put your captured scallops in while you swim around looking down on endless acres of eel-grass. Gulf bay scallops can be found …

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