bay scallops After Two-Month Postponement Due To Algae Bloom, Gulf Co. Bay Scallop Season Now Opens By Sascha Cordner & Victoria Weler • Sep 25, 2017 FWC FWRI's Flickr The Gulf County bay scallop season is now open to harvesters, after state wildlife officials postponed the season for about two months. Gulf County Scallop Season Pushed Back By FWC By Spencer Parlier • Jul 25, 2017 FWC FWRI's Flickr The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has put a hold on Gulf County’s scallop season, as a dangerous toxin has taken ahold of shellfish in the area. FWC Pilots Holding Bay Scallop Seasons In Different Regions By Sascha Cordner • Jun 29, 2017 FWC FWRI's Flickr As sort of a pilot, state wildlife officials are holding three different bay scallop seasons in the Florida Panhandle. While one starts Saturday, another is already underway. Despite 2015 Red Tide Event, St. Joe Bay Scallop Population Sees Improvements By Sascha Cordner • Jun 29, 2017 FWC FWRI's Flickr Despite a harmful algal bloom in 2015, Florida wildlife officials say the bay scallop population in Saint Joe Bay appears to be improving.