26 Apr 4/25 – First Shad Posted at 08:30h in Fishing Plum Island by James Waldron 2 Comments 0 Likes Looks like the Shad have arrived on the Merrimack. Here’s a photo from Jackie Brown yesterday. Rocks village bridge. 3 hours after high. 17-18” male. Caught on a 1/32 oz shad dart. James Waldron email@example.com Stickman is the resident web design guy at Surfland. We pay him in eels.