Shad Surge In Delaware River Thanks To Pollution Controls, Dam Removal

Sometimes referred to as the “poor man’s tarpon, George Washingtons favorite fish is rebounding nicely in the Delaware River.

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection said Monday that the number of juvenile shad counted at various location in the Upper Delaware this summer was at its highest in 38 years of monitoring.

LINK (via: NJ Spotlight)

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