A Message from Taylor County Sheriff Regarding Scallop Season


All Taylor County emergency services, and FWC’s Division of Law Enforcement are working together on patrol and emergency response plans for this year’s scallop season. Additional sheriff’s deputies will be present at the Keaton and Steinhatchee public boat ramps to address congestion and traffic issues.

FWC will have additional officers on water patrol during the opening and holiday weekends. FWC Lt. Mike Guy said, “Safety is the highest of priorities during our boating season in Taylor County”. Required vessel safety equipment and regulations concerning the divers down flag can be found at the link below.