On opening day of scalloping
seasons, you'll likely see hundreds of boats departing port and gathering over scallop-infested flats that have been scouted by locals in the weeks leading up to the harvest.
The lane scalloping
is maddening to motorists, who must merge in and out of lanes and see traffic slow down at each bottleneck, and is also a drawback in attracting economic development.
However a WAG spokeswoman said the bulk of scalloping
tends to take place in offshore areas which the Westminster Government - not the fisheries committee - is supposed to regulate.
The installation of engines in scalloping boats could be considered as a "revolution" in the fishery, because they greatly enhanced the operations of the catboats.
Afterward, sloops were phased out of scalloping, but catboats continued to dredge under sail into the 1920's.
began on Nantucket in 1883 (Belding, 1910).
A day of scalloping
is about as much fun as you can have on the water.
Entire coastal communities rely on the visitors that scalloping
attracts over the brief summer season to support them through much of the calendar year.
Any coverage of Big Bend scalloping
should include a few words about safety and courtesy.
890'W have been good recently, but the scalloping
up north has been better.
A summertime scalloping
trip to Florida's Big Bend coast is an excellent opportunity to get family and friends together for a fun day on the water.
Before you set sail on your scalloping
adventure, pay attention to a few rules--some official, some just based on common sense.