Month: August 2020

American Gizzard Shad

Gizzard Shad

American Gizzard Shad The American Gizzard Shad (Dorosoma cepedianum) is a freshwater herring. Native to the United States. Also known as the Mud Shad. Description of the American Gizzard Shad Generally, have deep bodies with a silvery green color, often fading to a plain silver on their bellies. While their dorsal fin starts behind the …

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Balmorhea Lake

Balmorhea Lake – Freshwater in Reeves County Texas

Balmorhea Lake or Lower Parks Reservoir Balmorhea Lake located 2 miles southeast of Balmorhea in Reeves County, Texas is a reservoir constructed on Sandia Creek. While water from Toyah Creek also fed by San Solomon Springs feeds into the reservoir. Meanwhile, Reeves County Water Improvement District constructed the dam in 1917, impounding the lake to …

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