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 n.— «Shad aren’t native to the Pacific Coast. They were introduced into the Sacramento River in the 1800s and spread north into the Umpqua, then Columbia river systems. At Oregon City, they collect in the swift water below the falls and broadcast eggs and milt into the river, then die. But not before attracting throngs of boaters and “bankies,” a term for bank anglers.» —“West Linn: The “aluminum hatch” ebbs and flows with the Willamette’s fisheries” by Bill Monroe Oregonian (Portland, Oregon) May 14, 2009. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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