N.C. to allow bay scallop harvest in Bogue Sound area

Seafood dishes and fishermen’s paychecks will get a little sweeter in North Carolina this winter. For the first time since a 2006 moratorium on bay scallop fishing, fishermen can harvest the tender mollusks in Bogue Sound and inner coastal waters south to the South Carolina line. North Carolina’s bay scallop fishing season will open Monday and run through April 1. Read more