Shad Fishing on the Santee River

Hunt Hook & Cook

The Lowcountry offers and abundance of outdoor activities to do by yourself or with friends and family, and one of those activities is shad fishing.

Shad are bait fish that are often used to catch catfish, or you might have heard of eating Shad Roe? Maybe Shad Roe and grits?

Well, News 2 Sports Anchor Brianne Welch learned how to shad fish on the Santee River with “Reelin’ Up the Coast’s” Englis Glover.

Check out some of their action during the shad fishing season. The season ends as soon as the water warms up because the shad return to the ocean once they finish breeding.

They caught nearly 30 shad on one outting, so this type of fishing will definitely keep your interest.

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