I was wondering the best way to transfer shad caught in the lake to a bait tank at home? I have been catching a bunch of shad in my net but am not sure about the proper way to change the temp to keep them alive in a bait tank. The lake temp right now is around 88 degrees. I know that is way to warm to keep them alive for an extended period of time. I've tried and it doesn't work. I know alot of bait shops keep there tanks around 72 degrees and the water that the bait is caught out of is a lot warmer than that. How is the best way to change the water temp so the bait doesn't go into shock? As far as bait goes I am referring to shad and herring.