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What are the best shad fishing trips?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 2 shad trips, and the most popular trips are Central Texas Bowfishing guided by Randy and Walleye, Shad, and Sturgeon Trip guided by Ivan.

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What types of shad fishing trips are common?

Lake fishing is the most popular for shad as well as river fishing.

The most common fishing techniques are drift fishing, light tackle fishing, and artificial lure fishing but live bait fishing and bowfishing are popular as well.

How much does a shad fishing trip cost?

for shad prices can range anywhere from $175 to $750, but the average price for a half day for shad is $503.

When is the best month to go shad fishing?

The most popular season for shad fishing is spring, and most anglers book their trips 14 days in advance.

Do I need a fishing license for shad and what are the bag limits for shad?

See here for more information on shad fishing licenses, shad bag limits, and fishing season regulations for shad. When in doubt, your fishing guide will always know the right shad rules and regulations.

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