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Hosted by Terry and Diane Willcox

4328 Paradise Circle, Hernando Beach, FL 34607
Terry – 407-257-7270     Diane – 407-712-3735.

Saturday – August 24th
Meet at Terry and Diane’s dock 9am, head out about 9:30am
You need a Saltwater Fishing license to scallop.
Bring your required beverages, food, etc. for lunch in the Gulf.
Bring your snorkeling gear, towels, sunblock.

After scalloping, weather permitting, we’ll stop at the flats for some relaxation.  About 4pm we’ll head back to Terry and Diane’s to clean scallops and take a dip in the pool. You are welcome to leave your boat at their dock. Everyone can head back to their hotel to shower and nap, if needed.  We’ll meet back at the Willcox’s for dinner at 7pm. 

Sunday – August 25th
It’s open to either go back out scalloping or head to the flats to relax and float around and get some sun.  Or you can head home. 
We’ll wrap things up about mid day so everyone can load up and head home since most of us face a workday Monday!

Local Hotels

These are just a few of the local hotels, feel free to research on your own
Hernando Beach Motel 4291 Shoal Line Blvd, Spring Hill, FL  34607      352-596-2527
Holiday Inn Express/Suites, 3528 Commercial Way, Spring Hill, FL  34606   352-683-5100
Hampton Inn, 1344 Commercial Way, Spring Hill, FL  34606   352-684-5000

Other Information

The cruise will take us up to Chassahowitzka and Homosassa Springs
We’ll be out in the Gulf in 6-9 feet of water.  All canals are no wake and idle speed
How to get to the Willcox house via water
Head towards the Gulf from the public boat ramp.  Keep left as you get out of the channel markers and come around the HB Beach Club building and head down the Cheek’s Creek Canal, (main and center canal in HB).  Second canal on the right is Catalina Canal, their dock is the first on the right.  Green house with pool.  

2019 West Coast Scalloping Cruise

Hernando Beach

August 23rd – 24th – 25th

Where:  Launch from Hernando Beach Public Boat Ramp
4483 Calienta Street, Hernando Beach, FL  34607
(You are welcome to dock/raft up at Terry and Diane’s dock)

Friday Night – August 23rd
If you arrive Friday, you can get your boat in the water, get settled at your hotel and then meet for dinner at 7pm

Choice of two restaurants
Brian’s Restaurant 3430 Shoal Line Blvd, Hernando Beach, FL
Drunken Mullet 3306 Shoal Line Blvd, Hernando Beach, FL 

We’ll discuss the scalloping trip. Make sure everyone is comfortable and has the correct equipment for scalloping and safe boat operation.

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