I know people eat shad rowe but a friend today told me shad itself is sought after, expensive and good eating.
I caught some the other day and threw most back, gave the others away.
Anyone eat Shad, any good??
I know that they have big time shad festivals on the Delaware river in the spring, and that there is also a festival in the city in riverside Park every year. I've tried it, its ok, not great, but people seem to like it.
i read a article about a year ago about a festival off of the hudson and they butterflied the fish and tacked it to cedar shake and stuck one end of the shake in the ground around aopen wood fire looked pretty tasty to me but never tried it
There are actually many festivals that have shad. My grandfather used to(Not sure if there are shad in FL) catch Shad when he lived here and had two ways of cooking them..... Smoking them with a Cedar/Walnut mix, and the other was to butterfly them, stick them on the rotisserie and let them cook.....
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