Blueback Herring

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Blueback Herring

Species Information

Scientific Name:Alosa aestivalis
Common Names:Blueback Herring, Blueback shad
Environment:Lake, River, Inshore, Nearshore, Surf
Ideal Temp:

About Blueback Herring

Blueback Herring Fishing

World Record:
# Fish Caught:387064 documented in database.
Earliest Record:1/1/1847 12:00:00 AM and located at 42.19305, -71.59404.
Latest Record:6/29/2023 12:09:21 PM and located at 34.18922, -84.00381.
Common Techniques:
Popular Lure Types:
Fishing Spots:0 Blueback Herring fishing spots.

Latest Blueback Herring Fishing Reports and Spots

September 9 2012 Lake Lanier Fishing Report - 9/9/2012 4:44:08 AM

As expected the striper bite on lake lanier continues to be strong. The striped bass continue to be schooled up over the deep water on the south (View)

Lures that Imitate the Blueback Herring - 6/29/2023 12:09:21 PM

This article discusses how blueback herring have been introduced into various river systems in the Southeast. Spotted bass feed on these fast-m (View)

Blueback Herring: The Game Changer for Bass Fishing on Lake Lanier - 6/22/2023 9:06:37 AM

The fishing landscape of Lake Lanier positioned around 40 miles northeast of Atlanta has been significantly altered by the arrival of the Blueb (View)

Clark's Hill Striped Bass and Crappie report - 4/9/2018 11:47:08 AM

9 April 2018 Clark's Hill (Lake Thurmond) Fishing Report Striped bass, Hybrids and Crappie report Courtesy of Capt Tony Shepherd and Ca (View)