This time of year, marine officials like Chris Benson say jellyfish are plentiful… and potent. “They follow the currents,” he says, “but they are blooming right now. It is pretty bad because of all the weather related factors”
This year’s drier weather and saltier conditions bring the spineless stingers closer to shore. All you have to do is dip a net in to catch a batch of them. “We caught about ten of them last night right off the dock there,” Phoebe says.