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"You should have seen me running around here: ‘Clams! Clams! Clams!’"

-- Nick Lemke

Nick Lemke couldn’t believe his eyes when he dove into the waters of Gullivan Bay to check out the fruits of his aquaculture labors this year.

“You should have seen me running around here: ‘Clams! Clams! Clams!’” said Lemke, 43, from his home in Goodland, a short boat ride from his submerged seafood farm.

Lemke’s celebration has been a long time coming for a clam-farming industry that has been slow to get off the ground in Collier County despite a decade of trying.

Read more at the Naples Daily News.