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Q&A: Best Imitation Lures for Shad in the Merrimack River

Posted by Ross Gallagher on

Question:  We have Shad in the Merrimack River, which products would you recommend to mimic these bait fish? Thanks,Gary Answer: Hi Gary, Thank you for reaching out to us. We appreciate your business very much. I’m happy to provide some recommendations on imitating Merrimack River Shad. From a quick bit of research, it looks like the shad anglers target are pretty sizable, these are my recommendations for imitating larger shad: 1. Topwater Slow Twitch: The 10” Hogy Original is great for slow moving rivers and tidal areas. It is ideal for casting during low light periods and when casting around...

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