Shad fishing is a great sport for those who like plenty of action and hard fighting fish. Shad are always a good size size fish and they pack a huge fight. These acrobatic fish abound the Umpqua from April through mid-June. The Oregon Angler is a very good Oregon Shad fishing guide. He catches Shad by the dozens on ultra light shad fishing tackle. Another option for catching Shad is using fly fishing rods. Oregon shad fishing guide Todd Hannah uses Shad darts, crappie jigs and flies to catch Shad. Common Shad fishing trips will end up landing from 20 to 50 fish per day. There is no limit in Oregon on how many Shad you can catch and good Oregon Shad fishing guides like The Oregon Angler can put you in the middle of large runs these fish and you can have a really great time catching (most anglers also practice releasing) these hard fighting Umpqua River Shad. An interesting note about Shad fishing in the Northwest in general: For a total quality Shad fishing experience (length of run, angler pressure, water flows that allow you to use ultra-light tackle etc) many anglers who have fished the Columbia River Shad runs and the Willamette river Shad runs have said that when you add it all up they enjoyed fishing for Shad in the Umpqua more than the other fisheries.

Shad fishing on the Umpqua River in Oregon can be fast and furious fun with quality Oregon Shad fishing guides like The Oregon Angler Todd Hannah. Ultra-light gear or fly rods gives added challenge and thrills to landing from 20 to 50 of these hard fighting fish a day. Call Todd Hannah today at 1-800-428-85-85 and book a trip. Bring your family and spend a day in the beautiful outdoors of this beautiful region catching these hard fighting Shad.

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Todd Hannah  -  PO Box 489  -  Elkton, Oregon 97436