American Shad are a popular sportfish that run up Central Valley rivers to spawn in the late-spring. These fish, the largest member of the herring family, put up an incredible fight and can be caught on both fly and spinning rods. Adding to the fun, when anglers get into them, they really get into them. Watch as one Sacramento family hooks fish after fish in the American River in Sacramento. Ryan Sabalow The Sacramento Bee
American Shad are a popular sportfish that run up Central Valley rivers to spawn in the late-spring. These fish, the largest member of the herring family, put up an incredible fight and can be caught on both fly and spinning rods. Adding to the fun, when anglers get into them, they really get into them. Watch as one Sacramento family hooks fish after fish in the American River in Sacramento. Ryan Sabalow The Sacramento Bee

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