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Shad fishing once boomed along the Albemarle Sound, but only a few locals remember that time or what the boats looked like. This article recounts the significance of this industry in Albemarle County and how it has changed over time.
Shadding is a fishing endeavor best undertaken at night. The author discusses the sport and how to be a successful shadder.
Sorenson discusses where American Shad, one of North Carolina's most valuable commercial and recreational fish species, spawns, travels, and is caught.
With the advantage of shallow draft and sea worthiness of a deep hulled boat, the North Carolina shad boat is of simple construction and provides a practical design for fishing.