Maine scallop season opens with record high prices

scallops120114 1.jpgOpening-day prices in Maine, where fishermen with state licenses will have up to 70 days spread out over the next five months to drag or dive for scallops, are around $13 to $14 per pound, people involved with the fishery said Monday. That’s higher than the average price Maine fishermen had last winter, which at $12.24 was the highest such average ever recorded in Maine,,, Read more here 23:11