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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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