Record Year For Connecticut Shad: 1 Million Return To State To Spawn

Jun 13th, 2012 | By | Category: General

It’s been a banner year for American shad – Connecticut’s state fish.

Based on counts at the Holyoke dam on the Connecticut River, where migratory fish are tallied, state fisheries biologists estimate that nearly 1 million shad returned to the river this spring to spawn – making it the largest shad run in 20 years.

For more on this story, visit: Record Year For Connecticut Shad: 1 Million Return To State To Spawn – Courant.com.

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