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Nathan Andruski leaves his home in Southold for the docks at 6 o'clock in the morning for, at this time of year, six hours of scallop fishing. Andruski has been dredging for scallops in the Peconic Bay on the North Fork of Long Island for most of his life. If the weather holds, Nathan likes to fish 6 days a week. (Jan. 28, 2011)(Credit: Randee Daddona)

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Dredging scallops in Peconic Bay

Dredging for scallops is an icy challenge for Nathan Andruski of Southhold, a bayman who loves his work and being his own boss. Scallop season runs from November through the month of March.
January 2011

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