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The law benefited the scallopers, though, because the limited catch translated into a higher price for scallops, yielding better returns from less labor (Anonymous, 1906).
I do advise keeping a good distance from boats flying dive flags, as frolicking scallopers can spook finfish.
Scallopers may not get out at the crack of dawn, but if you're an inshore fin-fisherman interested in some good trout and redfish action, you should.
If you're planning to fish from one of the above-mentioned ports, you'll need to rise early and head out into the dark, humid day ahead of the scallopers.
In-the-water essentials for recreational scallopers are snorkels, masks, swim fins, plus meshbags for gathering your harvest.
Second, and certainly more important to fishermen, it's a great place to do some excellent inshore and offshore fishing, especially during the hot summer months when other Big Bend ports are preoccupied with recreational scalloping and scallopers.
Offshore waters are not necessarily infested by the crowds of scallopers who usually stay in less than 6 or 8 feet of water.
Joe Bay and Keaton Beach are two of the most popular areas and attract the expected numbers of scallopers.
At Homosassa, the annual run of giant tarpon is just about over and most of the record-seeking fly anglers have left the community to anticipate the influx of scallopers in July.
While scalloping can be fun--and put some pretty darn good food on the table--many anglers will either fish before the scallopers arise, or try an area that traditionally doesn't have a scallop harvest.
There are other fish to fry, so to speak, in that an almost equal number of our ports don't have scallops, crowds of scallopers, crowded boat ramps, and overflowing motels and restaurants at all.