Shad Derby: A Treasured Tradition

2019-02-13T11:24:08-04:00May 14th, 2018|Tags: , |

No, it’s not just about a hat; no, it’s not about a soap box derby. It’s about a fish! It all started in 1955 when the director of the Windsor Rod and Gun Club became concerned with the polluting of the Connecticut River. To draw attention to the river’s condition and the resources it had to offer, the club organized a one-day fishing tournament.