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#1 Will Wetline

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Posted May 22 2013 - 07:20 PM

These photos were taken during the 48th Holyoke Gas & Electric Shad Derby which takes place every year on the Connecticut River below the Holyoke dam in western Massachusetts. It's a celebration of the return of the American shad, the largest member of the herring family, and a strong fighter in current.

 

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Serious shad slayers in the river early

 

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Here's what we're after: American shad.

 

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A box of shad "darts" and assorted alloy, steel and tungsten weights

 

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"Hit me! I dare ya . . . "

 

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#2 derekxec

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Posted May 23 2013 - 06:56 PM

oh man stick them in a livewell and bring them down to florida for me lol snook would be on them like flies on s**t



#3 NEjitterbugger

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Posted May 23 2013 - 09:34 PM

Catch some big stipers with those!



#4 RyneB

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Posted May 24 2013 - 07:51 PM

Those are some big shad, id chop them up and use them as cut bait for big cats.


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