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This is why the scallopers are upset because at first they were told that scalloping activity could continue, then an area of Lyme Bay off Dorset was closed and a lot of the visiting vessels were displaced and came to Cardigan Bay.
The scalloper leans over the opposite side with his knees against the side of the boat, holding the look-box by its handle with one hand and his scoop net in the other.
To make the fishery more fair for the regular scallop fishermen, Nantucket has reduced the numbers of part-time bay scallopers by ruling that fishermen who want to harvest scallops must purchase their license in March, or 6 months ahead of the season opening, and by raising the license fee to $250 (Coffin (24)).
However, local marinas, motels and tackle shops are pretty good about sending out spies in advance of the season and sharing information with visiting scallopers.
In her text Leighton situates herself between the "vacationist" (her word) and the lifelong coastal inhabitants: fishermen, scallopers, cranberry growers.
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.
Over 70 fishermen have formed the South West Inshore Scallopers Association in a bid to prevent closure of 60 square miles of the beds - which lie up to four and a half miles offshore between Beer Head in Devon and West Bay in Dorset.
Scallopers employ a modified trawl called a dredge, which is a chain bag that plows through the bottom, straining sediment through the mesh while retaining scallops and some other animals.
Governor Patrick was honored by FSF and the scallop community last Friday in New Bedford, where he and members of his administration were joined by local elected officials, including New Bedford Mayor Scott Lang, to participate also in a roundtable discussion with scallopers.
From Hernando County, you'll have to run past the scallopers to get to the deep flats.