It’s all about the scallops at wharf events

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Published on August 10, 2014

Paul Gidney presents Troy Surrette with the first place trophy and prize money in the scallop shucking competition Saturday at Digby wharf.

Published on August 10, 2014

Randy Edwards shows how you shuck a scallop.

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Kelly Milbury finishes second in the scallop shucking competition.

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Rodney Griffiths, left, Al Zinck, Gordon King and Jason O’Neil compete for the scallop shucking title.

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Al Zinck and Gordon King slice into the scallops for the tasty meat during the shucking competition.

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Sonny Longmire dumps out a bucket of shucked scallops to be counted and inspected while Paul Gidney, left, and Richard Ross stand by to record results.

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Paul Gidney, center, and master of ceremonies Neil Pothier are surprised when Scallop Queen Courtney Doucette shows she can shuck a scallop.

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Callista Weir carefully removes a scallop from its shell.

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Amber Prime doesn’t hesitate to shuck her scallop the left-handed way.

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Micheala Raymond is about to eat her scallop right from the shell.

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Troy Surrette instructs Princess affairs director Susan Rice on how to open a scallop properly while first lady-in-waiting Callista Weir looks on.

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Barb King, left, and Tony O’Neil present Gordon King with the championship trophy and the prize money for winning the scallop net knitting competition.

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Paul Gidney explains the net knitting process to the crowd at the wharf for Saturday’s competitions.

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Kelly Milbury pinches the wire closed to finish off the net knitting while Scallop Queen Courtney Doucette keeps time.

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Scallop fishermen race against the clock in the net knitting competition Saturday.

By Karla Kelly
FOR THE DIGBY COURIER
NovaNewsNow.com

Scallop shucking and net knitting competitions were held at the Digby wharf Saturday morning with Troy Surrette and Gordon King winning each competition respectively.

Craig Thibault won second place in the shucking contest while Kelly Milbury took third.

In the net knitting competition, Terry Muise won second place and Craig Thibault finished third.

Scallop Days princesses were on hand to help with the timing for the net knitting competition and donned aprons to try their hand at shucking.

Organizations: Digby

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