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When finished, they went home with cash in their pockets that totaled about the same amount as each of the other scallopers, but substantially more than nearly all the other workers in their community.
Some scallopers clean the catch on their boat, but care needs to be taken to not throw the offal (guts and shells) into the water while snorkelers are about, as there have been instances of sharks being attracted to a scallop chum line.
Of course, you can always launch your boat early, avoid the boat ramp and parking lot bottlenecks, and fish from any Big Bend port before the scallopers wake up and hit the water.
If the scallopers go south from Homosassa, head north to the Suncoast Keys.
Yankeetown, Suwannee and Horseshoe Beach all host some scallopers during the summer, but most are folks willing to make fairly long runs to what have been the traditional scallop grounds.
As it flows, it picks up fresh spring water, tannin and particulate matter, making the flats and nearshore waters darker and brackish, rather than the salty "clear as gin" quality that scallops and scallopers desire.
Relationships between whole and meat weights allow for conversions between these 2 units to set catch quotas or trip limits for both scallopers that land whole scallops and those that land only the meats.
Scalloper Dan Potter said the scallopers were being treated worse than drug smugglers.
Scallopers contributed millions of dollars to groundbreaking turtle research through the scallop research set aside funds.
A spokesman for Hull-based law firm Andrew Jackson said: "We are gathering evidence to mount a claim for the loss of gear as a result of the actions of Scottish scallopers.
Recreational scallopers were able to harvest scallops out of the shallow areas of Cape Poge.