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  1. #1
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    Jan 2012
    Pocono Lake , Pennsylvania

    Default One Last Hurrah for Shad

    Normally this late in the season I would head up to the headwaters in NY for one last shot at the Shad run. But on a hunch with water temps well above 65 degrees took a shot that the late runs would stop and start to spawn before they reached the headwaters. Boy I am glad I took the shot great ending to the season with a bunch of nice hens mostly spawned out but ready to do battle! They were so healthy looking when released I am pretty sure will be seeing them again in the coming season! Its crazy fishing for them this late a month ago I could take a nice leisurely walk to the river now its a jungle and you practically have to crawl to the same spot! But well worth it!

    "I was born to fish" Lee Wulff
    "There's more B.S. in fly fishing then there is in a Kansas feedlot." Lefty Kreh
    " It ain't over till it's over." Yogi Berra
    "Your not old,you've simply acquired a patina." Swirlchaser

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    Mar 2012
    Tehachapi, CA

    Default Re: One Last Hurrah for Shad

    Nice fish. I also wanted to do Shad fishing but never seem to be able to there. Glad it paid off for you!

    "Never, never, never give up" Winston Churchill

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