The day advances, sun.
Some details you might need to know about when.
There are many centers and marinas that.
By: Dawn V. Perez Picture the scene, you are heading out to the open waters of the
Gulf of Mexico by either the Keaton Beach Canal, the Steinhatchee River or the
Econfina River in Taylor County, enjoying the seagulls fly, the fish dive
in the water and delighting in a fresh salt breeze originating from the Gulf..
Either you are traveling in your own boat or your charter captain is taking.
you. If you have picked to travel by charter captain, he will be.
skilled and understands the waters well since he has done this sometimes.
previously. You throw down your anchor and prepare yourself to start browsing.
the waters, waiting in anticipation while you look for the treasures below..
You have actually found proof that they are down there, now its time for everyone,.
kids and grownups, to place on their equipment for this interesting experience: snorkel,.
mask, fins and a mesh bag. You will search along the grassy waters where the scallops are.
hidden, sometimes for hours before taking a break. You jump out for a.
bit, letting your skin dry in the hot sun. The day progresses, sun.
growing hotter, so you jump back in the cool Gulf waters to browse once again for.
scallops. While exploring the sea turfs, you stumble upon lots of.
different crustaceans. You see sea trout and seahorses as well as star.
fish and turtles. Maybe even a dolphin. You are done, you have.
filled your mesh bag and your pail to the permitted limitation and you are prepared.
to go back and delight in your spoils. But wait, tomorrow is another day,.
Some details you might require to know about when.
scalloping: In order to enjoy your spoils, you should clean them in the past.
cooking. You can pry open the shell and after that get rid of the meat with a.
scallop or oyster knife. There are numerous facilities and marinas that.
If you choose you would rather not do it, offer cleaning services.
yourself. Scallops can be broiled, fried or stir fried. There are.
several restaurants in Taylor County that will prepare them for you. For a.
fantastic location to remain, the Taylor County location has numerous choices; resorts, condos,.
cabins, motels, hotels, camping areas and rental houses. You can also go to.
their site for all of this info. Taylor County has lots of return visitors year.
after year that enjoy this activity with their households. All you require to.
bring is a mesh bag, water shoes, snorkel and mask (and of course your.
license). However in addition to that, you should not forget sun block, water.
for hydration and a cooler with ice for your scallops. That is all you.
require for your recipe of enjoyable for the entire family. Scallop Season.
this year runs from now (Opens June 15) until Labor Day. For more.
information or a complimentary visitor guide with information about enjoying scalloping.
and other activities in Taylor County, you can check out www.TaylorFlorida.com..
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