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Hickory Shad
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Science Name: Alosa mediocris
Other Names: Tailor shad, hick. Males are called buck shad, females roe shad

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Lenwood | Posted: October 1, 2004

A relatively small sparkling (silver/luminescent) lure will catch these fish. While using a moderate retrieve with two fast turns every five feet or so.