April 6, 2016

 Every spring, the rivers of the Chesapeake Bay come to life as thousands of hickory shad, American shad, blueback herring, and alewife swim upriver to spawn.


American shad are referred to as "America's founding fish", due to their importance during...

January 24, 2016

No one can deny that the James River may be the best place on earth to catch a 50 + pound catfish. Every year, numerous anglers venture here to cast enormous hooks baited with hand size pieces of gizzard shad, hoping for a "take down" from a James River giant (a "take...

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