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Old 12-27-17, 01:44 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by fishmonger View Post
One good side effect of the cold weather: shad kill. We will probably see a shad kill this winter, the way temps are trending. If you hear about it, or start to see dead 1-2" shad in the drift, it is time. The closer to the dam the better. Try a white Bugger, or a #2 Shad Kill eFly (thus the origin of the name of that color scheme), and it is game on. Let it drift a lot with an occasional twitch. Lots of fun!

Or, based on what Alex said, try some big stone fly nymphs!

I've been thinking since early December we would see one this year.

The anticipation builds.
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