Lake Texoma Fish Species – Grizzard Shad

Lake Texoma Fish Species: Grizzard Shad Gizzard shad provide forage for most game species. They rarely bite on a hook, and when they do, they are generally considered worthless as a food fish. The species is often used as cut bait for other fish species. Dorosoma is Greek for "lance body," referring to the lance-like shape of young shad. The species epithet cepedianum refers to the French naturalist Citoyen