Fishing for Scallops When the Scallops Are Nearly All Dead

Peconic Bay scallops are as delicate as they are delicious. But at the moment, most of the adult scallops in Peconic Bay are dead.

Peconic Bay Scallop Season a Non-Starter for 3rd Year in a Row

November 18, 2021 Lisa Finn, Patch

Fans of Peconic Bay scallops, the mouthwatering morsels that have been a longstanding part of the North Fork tradition, were disappointed once again this year when the season once again turned out to be less-than-stellar, with few scallops available.

Peconic Bay Scallop Die-Off on Long Island Leads to Federal Disaster Declaration

July 13, 2021 J.D. ALLEN, WSHU

Federal regulators have declared a fishery disaster following a massive scallop die-off over the last two years in eastern Long Island.