Sanibel island

Shelling on Sanibel Island, Florida

Sanibel Island, found on the western or Gulf of Mexico coast of Florida is best recognized for its beachlocations along with a plethora of seashells. USA Today named Sanibel Island in their list of top ten beaches in the United States, and yes it brings in visitors from all around the globe. After large-scale winter storms or hurricanes is most likely the best time used for seashell hunts. Mollusks in the gulf die and their exoskeletons plunge towards the gulf’s bottom. When storms blow across the Gulf shells usually are brought in by it, plus the longer it is between these storms the larger the treasure trove of shells.