Shad Roe Season is Underway

Shad Roe

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Season End Springtime February  – April (varies)

Shad is an American saltwater fish, a type of herring that spawns in fresh water at the start of spring.  The American shad, a boney fish that is typically three to five pounds each, is prized not for its flesh but for its eggs, a delicacy known as shad roe.

Shad roe looks like liver and is a bloody red color.

 The season is extremely short, so you will need to hurry if you want to get your hands on this seasons Shad Roe.