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Scalloping Season Returns July 17 – 26

#GetBackToAdventure by scalloping on Florida’s Sports Coast. We’re known for being an unbeatable destination for bay scallops, and from July 17-26th, you catch up to two gallons of them each day. Whether you’re snorkeling from the shore or diving into our rich scallop beds by boat, there’s no better location to tackle scalloping season than Florida’s Sports Coast.

Learn more about scallop season on Florida’s Sports Coast from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation.

How To Scallop

To get the most out of the 2020 scalloping season, you’re going to need the right equipment. If you haven’t gathered your scalloping supplies yet, don’t worry. Florida’s Sports Coast is full of specialty shops, rentals and charter agencies that have everything you need.

  • Equipment Needed:
    • Swim mask, fins, snorkel
    • Small mesh bag
    • Divers-Down Flag which is required by law
  • Going with a local fishing charter guide is best if you are unfamiliar with Florida’s Sports Coast waters. Plus, guides usually have saltwater fishing licenses that cover up to 5 people so you don’t have to get your own. They also know where to find the scallops to ensure a great day on the water. Find recommended guides and marinas listed below.

Find more scalloping advice and information on our blog here

 

Scallop Recipes

As seen on Great Day Live Tampa Bay.
Recipes provided by Chef Ben Pumo of Benedetto’s.

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Hudson Beach Marina

6625 Clark St , Hudson FL 34667

(727) 863-9093

Find your next exciting angling adventure at Hudson Beach Marina. Located a half mile off U.S. 19, this newly remodeled marina is the perfect place to catch Grouper, Snapper, Cobia, Tarpon and Blue Marlin. Whether you’re looking to fish off the dock, reserve a fishing charter or rent a boat for the day, you’ll find Hudson Beach Marina has everything you need to get your next fishing trip started.

Skeleton Key Marina

6300 Clark St , Hudson FL 34667

(727) 868-3411

Tackle your next fishing or boating adventure at Skeleton Key Marina. Located next to Hudson Beach, this beautiful marina offers convenient access to Tarpon Springs, the Anclote River and of course—the open waters Gulf of Mexico. Whether you’re looking for boat rentals, fishing supplies, charters or kayak rentals, Skeleton Key Marina has all your needs and wants covered.

Windsong Charters & Boat Rentals

5015 US-19 , New Port Richey FL 34652

(727) 326-7391

Gear up for your next adventure on Florida’s Sports Coast! Located in New Port Richey, Windsong Charters is the ultimate place…

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