My Shadbush began to bloom in early April and I knew that Shad were running in the Schuylkill River. The Shad live in the Atlantic Ocean and swim up the Schuylkill and Delaware River to breed. They use the Fairmount Waterworks Fish Way to move up the Schuylkill to breed. This beautiful fish was caught […]
Shad spawning entering peak at Fairmount Fish Ladder — NewsWorks. The Shad are spawning in Philadelphia’s Schuylkill River. The Shadbush the usually blooms when the Shad are spawning. The Shadbush in my garden bloomed way back in March, way ahead of the Shad. A seasonal happening (phenology) that was out of sync this year.