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#107934 - 09/11/05 11:34 PM Conch Season
spl Offline
When does conch season open and end. thanks

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#107935 - 09/12/05 03:14 PM Re: Conch Season
SimonB Offline
Conch season is closed from 07/01 to 09/30.

Lobster season is closed from 02/15 to 06/15.

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#107936 - 09/12/05 07:03 PM Re: Conch Season
Kra-Z-K Offline
oh my gosh! I was told Conch is not in season until Nov! So only 3 more weeks???!!!

I am going to be on the conch only diet I have been waiting so long to eat it!!!!

Thanks for posting the quesion and thank Simon for the answer!

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#107937 - 09/14/05 08:41 PM Re: Conch Season
tweedybear Offline
What is Conch - a fish obviously! In Nov. will their be fresh scallops, mussels, etc. to buy? Do you buy the fish at the wharf or fish shop?

59 days and counting! Do we have counters on this site? :rolleyes:
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#107938 - 09/14/05 11:18 PM Re: Conch Season
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Conch definitely not a fish - lives in a shell! It's actually a marine snail, but big! Conch meat has a mild, sweet clam-like flavor, but is extremely tough and must be pounded, or marinated in lime juice to tenderize it before cooking. Some of the most common uses are for conch fritters, conch chowder, conch steaks and marinated raw conch salad. YUMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM


Check out the docks on the lagoon side when the fisherman come back in for fresh as fresh can be.
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#107939 - 09/15/05 05:59 AM Re: Conch Season
SimonB Offline
Only frozen Scallops and Mussels.

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#107940 - 09/15/05 07:17 AM Re: Conch Season
Kra-Z-K Offline
yum, i am hungry.

so my sister just booked her flight to visit me and her main concern/question was when was conch in season. Good timing for the info!

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#107941 - 09/16/05 05:17 PM Re: Conch Season
tweedybear Offline
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Originally posted by klcman:
Conch definitely not a fish - lives in a shell! It's actually a marine snail, but big! Conch meat has a mild, sweet clam-like flavor, but is extremely tough and must be pounded, or marinated in lime juice to tenderize it before cooking. Some of the most common uses are for conch fritters, conch chowder, conch steaks and marinated raw conch salad. YUMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM

Similar to an Abalone - the pound routine - abalone season is upon us here - yum! Sauteed in lemon juice and white wine with fresh chives. I specialize in my herb garden. Hopefully there will be some left in Nov. for us. Shells are beautiful. wink

Check out the docks on the lagoon side when the fisherman come back in for fresh as fresh can be.
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#107942 - 10/01/05 04:14 PM Re: Conch Season
Kra-Z-K Offline
Yeah! It is finally here! The wait is over! Hmmmm....what shall I have with conch today!!

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#107943 - 10/01/05 04:33 PM Re: Conch Season
klcman Offline
belikin
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