Shad, Hickory

Shape

Synonyms

n/a

Edibility

Poor

Regulations

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  • Bag Limit 6

  • Aggregate Information Name: Shad Limit: 6

  • Additional Notes
    No minimum size. Open year round.

  • Bag Limit 10

  • Aggregate Information Name: Shad Limit: 10

  • Additional Notes
    It is unlawful to take or possess American Shad from the Atlantic Ocean.
    Hook and line only.

    For aggregate creel limits for American shad and hickory shad, see most recent NCDENR Proclamation FF-56-2017.

  • Bag Limit 10

  • Aggregate Information Name: Shad Limit: 10

  • Additional Notes
    Hook and line only.

  • Bag Limit 10

  • Aggregate Information Name: Shad Limit: 10

  • Additional Notes
    Hook and line only.

  • Bag Limit 6

  • Additional Notes
    Possession limit of 6 Shad includes a maximum of 3 American Shad. No closed season. No size limit.

  • Bag Limit 5

  • Additional Notes
    No size limit. Open season all year.

  • Bag Limit 10

  • Aggregate Information Name: Shad Limit: 10

  • Additional Notes
    Closed in Nanticoke River and its tributaries. Open all year elsewhere.

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