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The adventure beings as host Chad Crawford learns how to paddleboard and explores the mangroves around Sarasota, then meets up with Chef Justin Timineri and learns how to cook delicious Florida bay scallop pasta. The show then heads the fishing village of Steinhatchee where Chad shows you how to plan a family trip snorkeling for scallops.
How to Do Scalloping
The “Big Bend” region, where the Panhandle meets the rest of the state is the traditional waters for scalloping.
Scallop season is typically July to September, but does occasionally change, check the regs here.
Besides your gear, you need a saltwater fishing license pick one up here.
What you’ll need– Book a well known captain – About $300 a day for the charter – Snorkeling gear – Food and drinks – Sunblock – Protective clothing
Something’s Fishy Charters – Capt. Bob Erdman
Florida Cooking: Scallops with Summer Vegetables and Pasta
How to Do Paddleboarding
Paddleboarding combines the access of a kayak with the vantage point of standing upright. Anywhere you can kayak you can paddleboard.
You can paddleboard year-round but the warmer months are best.
Paddleboard rentals are typically around $25-$35 a day