Scalloping in the Nature Coast
Find out all you need to know to be ready for a fun and safe scalloping experience.
Visit the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's bay scallop fishing regulations page.
Help keep our scallop fishery healthy with these important tips!
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Tips on safe storage and handling of your catch, as well as some recipe ideas!
Find out about other shellfish fisheries in the region and follow the trail!
Nature Coast Scalloping Brochures
Click on the icons below to access a pdf copy of recreational scalloping brochures by county. These helpful guides include information about boat launch points, recipes, and a history of the bay scallop fishery for each county.
Each year, UF/IFAS Extension and Florida Sea Grant agents in the Nature Coast offer educational programs about scalloping. Check back for information about upcoming educational opportunities, and see below for archived recordings.
2020 Hernando, Citrus, and Levy Counties
2019 Taylor and Dixie Counties
2018 Taylor and Dixie Counties
2020 Bay and Gulf Counties
2017 Taylor and Dixie Counties