Strong Start to Scallop Season on Vineyard

Strong Start to Scallop Season on Vineyard
Commerical scalloper, photos courtesy the Coonamessett Farm Foundation.

A recent article in the Vineyard Gazette profiles the work of scallop fishermen on Martha’s Vineyard.

This year, fishermen have been enjoying an especially strong start to the commercial bay scalloping season, which began October 27. The success has been a surprise, as the harvest has been in decline for decades and last year’s harvest was very small.

Read about bay scallop fishermen on Martha’s Vineyard.