The recreational bay scallop harvest season starts July 1.
The season is usually open through Sept. 10 but the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will discuss extending the season by two weeks at at its June 28 meeting in Palm Beach Gardens.
Bay scallops can be recreationally harvested in Gulf of Mexico state waters (shore to 9 nautical miles) from the Pasco-Hernando County line to the west bank of the Mexico Beach Canal in Bay County.
The recreational bag limit is 2 gallons of whole bay scallops or 1 pint of meat per person per day with a vessel limit of 10 gallons of whole bay scallops or one-half gallon of meat.
There is no commercial harvest for bay scallops in Florida state waters.