How to Catch Shad?

Answer Shad fish are members of the herring family. Different types of shad include threadfin and gizzard. Shad generally live in the sea, moving to fresh water to spawn. Shad are most often caught in fre... Read More »

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What is a good bait to catch shad?

A good bait to catch shad is a spin anglers with 1/2-inch chartreuse, pink, yellow and red/white mini grubs fished on 1/32- to 1/16-ounce lead head jigs, according to Fish with JD, an online fishin... Read More »

How to Use a Shad Dart?

For many people living along America's rivers, it is the spawning run of the shad, not the singing of a robin, that signals spring's arrival. Although the shad meat is bony, shad roe is a delicacy ... Read More »

How to Fillet Shad?

Shad, members of the herring family, are riddled with bones. Instead of having a nice bone structure, where there is a single row of rib or pin bones, shad have three rows of multiple bones which f... Read More »

What do baby shad eat?