Re: played with the Shad all morning
Originally Posted by wannafish
I guess they used to run in the Saint John river here before the dams were put in and maybe they still do but I've never caught one.
That would be American Shad which are pounds larger than the hickory shad. Hickory shad are a relative new comer to the cold water northeast.
The hickorys do fight like little tarpon and while they're a by-product catch when fishing for stripers, they're still fun.
The simpler the outfit, the more skill it takes to manage it, and the more pleasure one gets in his achievements.” --- Horace Kephart
Last edited by Rip Tide; 11-16-2011 at 05:34 PM.