2011 Scallop Season to open early and close late.

The Panama City News Herald is reporting that this years scallop season will open a week early on June 25th and close two weeks later than usual on September 25th.

FWC also announced that it will expand bay scallop season to open a week early on June 25 and extend the season by two weeks to end on Sept. 25. Small Gulf Coast communities from Steinhatchee to St. Marks to St. Joe Bay will have three extra weeks for visitors and residents to explore and enjoy this low cost, fun family activity.

This is greeat news for everyone who loves to come to Steinhatchee every year to harvest Scallops. Make plans now for that extra trip this year.

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