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Majestic Stuffed Baked Shad

1 Dressed shad (3 lb)
1/2 lb Shad or herring roe
1/2 lb Crab meat
Salt & pepper
2 tb Butter
1 md Thinely sliced onion
4 Strips bacon

Wash & dry fish thoroughly; place in shallow, foil lined baking pan. Open fish. Mash roe; spread over bottom part of fish. Remove cartilage from crab meat; spread over roe. Sprinkle with salt & pepper; dot with butter. Close fish over stuffing; sprinkle top of fish lightly with salt & pepper. Place onion slices, then bacon strips on top of fish; loosely cover with foil. Bake in 350 oven for 45-50 minutes. (Be carefull not to overcook.)