Posts Tagged ‘ shad ’

It’s Shad Season

Apr 27th, 2014 | By

The shad are in the river. That’s the word from Lisa Feinman, owner of Atlantic Seafood on the Boston Post Road, which just received its first shipment of Connecticut River shad last week. “It wasn’t a lot of fish – we should have more [this] week. But it’s nice to finally have shad. Customers have

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

Jun 13th, 2012 | By

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.

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Connecticut River Shad Vanishing

Aug 14th, 2010 | By

Please help sustain the American shad population and its fishery by supporting initiatives for a spring striped bass commercial fishing season on the Connecticut River and continuing efforts to keep our long tidal river clean. And, please, enjoy a delicious dish of shad next spring. Mark Twain would, if he could. via Connecticut River Shad

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