American Shad

Discussion in 'VIRGINIA RIVERS TALK' started by spcmitchell28, Apr 16, 2008.

  1. spcmitchell28

    spcmitchell28 New Member

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    Are there american shad in the Chickahominy River? Also what kinds of shad are in the river?
    Any help would be greatly appreciated
     
  2. JPritch

    JPritch New Member

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    Gizzard shad year round.

    Hickory shad are running in the river now too b/c I've seen them.

    American shad I can't speak to personally, but they should be as well. You know the American's are catch and release only.
     

  3. spcmitchell28

    spcmitchell28 New Member

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    Thanks I didnt know that, Im glad I found that out before I caught one and used it for cut bait:crazy: