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Let's Take It Outside with Misty Wells: Scalloping at Crystal River

Florida's underwater Treasure Hunt produces lotd of delicious scallops.
Florida's underwater Treasure Hunt produces lotd of delicious scallops.
Published Jul. 10, 2019

Scallop season has begun on the west coast of Florida, and there is no better way to spend a day underwater. Scalloping is easy and fun for the whole family. On average, you will be snorkeling in about 4 to 6 feet of water. Look for sea grass patches and sandy edges along the grass to find your treasure. Scalloping equipment is simple, too. All you need is a mask, snorkel, fins, scallop bag and a fishing license. Be sure to fly your diver down flag when you have swimmers in the water and remember you are allowed two gallons per person, or a total limit of 10 gallons per vessel.

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