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Striped Bass Fishing Is Strong On San Joaquin

Written By: David Hurley,
May 15, 2015

(Stockton) The wind has been the story over the past week in the Delta, but the calmest waters have been in the East Delta in locations sheltered from the consistent northwest winds.  

Striped bass have been making a strong showing in the...

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UFC (Ultimate Frog Challenge) Comes To The California Delta! UFC (Ultimate Frog Challenge) Comes To The California Delta!

Written By: FishSniffer Staff,
May 12, 2015

On any given day on the California Delta, in the summertime, you can always find someone parked adjacent to a patch of “delta cheese” with a top water frog tied to their rod, waiting for a double-digit largemouth to inhale their bait with...

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Striped Bass and Black Bass Bites Heat Up

Written By: Dave Hurley,
March 30, 2015

(Stockton) In the San Joaquin River, striped bass fishing has improved considerably within the past two weeks as the water temperature has risen dramatically and the overall clarity of the water has improved.

J. D. Richey of Richey’s...

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Striped Bass Fishing Is Strong On San Joaquin

Written By: David Hurley,

(Stockton) The wind has been the story over the past week in the Delta, but the calmest waters have been in the East Delta in locations sheltered from the consistent northwest winds.  

Striped bass have been making a strong showing in the San Joaquin River from Eddo’s...

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Striped Bass and Black Bass Bites Heat Up

Written By: Dave Hurley,

(Stockton) In the San Joaquin River, striped bass fishing has improved considerably within the past two weeks as the water temperature has risen dramatically and the overall clarity of the water has improved.

J. D. Richey of Richey’s Sport Fishing said, “It was a big...

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Striper Bite Explodes Above Rio Vista

Written By: Cal Kellogg,

(Rio Vista) It looks like spring fishing has sprung in the West Delta. While sturgeon continue to bite in the lower end of the Sacramento River and throughout Suisun Bay, hot trolling action has gotten going above Rio Vista. The more the water clears the better the...

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TWO STRIPER SEMINARS IN TWO WEEKS!!

Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
February 23, 2015

Striper season is right around the corner. It's time to gear up for some striper fishing!

In two weeks I will be hosting and partaking in two striper seminars. The first seminar will by on Thursday March 5th at Fisherman's Warehouse which is located at 9035 Folsom Blvd, Sacramento,...

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California Delta Striper Report 12/06/14

Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
December 8, 2014

Chad and Josh are back from Reno for some more striper action. We fished the San Joaquin river below and above the Anitoich bridge casting 5" Optimum Bait swim baits in all white color topped with Pro-Cure threadfin shad gel on. All fish caught on the new Razes Cousin's rod RHS792-1S...read more ››

Delta Striper’s 11/10/13

Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
November 13, 2013

Todd Storm, Raith Heryford and myself went out to the Delta and had fun with some stripers today. The stripers hammered the scrounger jig heads with shad bodies topped with pro-cure thread fin shad gel. We caught around 25 stripers total kept out limits and released the rest. Check...

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2:30 AM Sturgeon

Written By: Forum Member: FishnBeer,
October 13, 2013

pulled an overnighter on saturday night with a couple buddys. wanted to fish grizzly bay but the wind had other plans for us. on the water at sunset, off the water @ sunrise. fished between roe and ryer islands and eventually retreated back to the cut. around 230am, at the top of the...

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Thursday Aint so Bad

Written By: Forum Member: schatgun,
October 11, 2013

I promised Jeremy (Jfitalia) some time ago I'd take him plugging for striper so we set a day & time & set out to get him his 1st plugged Tuxedo Fish....I had a spare seat open & threw out an invite to Bill (BeldenBill) & w/o hesitation, accepted. 

I towed the boat to work w/ me Wednesday...

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Fall Striper Scouting Expedition

Written By: Forum Member: schatgun,
September 21, 2013

Made it out to the west Delta today for some striper exploration....Looking for signs of the Fall Striper migration. James (KaidenO) & Jeff (KingCole) joined me for the day. Sadly, this day was planned out a month in advance. 3 guys w/ conflicting schedules as well as life in general,...

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Guides and Services
Elite Sportsmen Guide Service Elite Sportsmen Guide Service

Elite Sportsmen Guide Service is the premier hunting and fishing guide service company in Northern CA. We offer fully guided trips...

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JT Guide Service JT Guide Service

JT Guide Service is based in Northern California and provides river fishing adventures primarily on the Sacramento and Feather...

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MSJ Fishing Guide Service MSJ Fishing Guide Service

MSJ  Guide Service

Captain Manuel Saldana Jr has been fishing the Sacramento and Feather Rivers for over 15 years. The United States...

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C & C Marine C & C Marine

Full Service Ranger Evinrude Mercury Dealer
Two Locations
747 S 9th Street 
Modesto, CA 95351
Phone: (209) 526-4120

7812 Auburn Blvd.
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Bob’s Marine Bob’s Marine

Bob's Marine has been in business as a full sales, service and accessory dealer for 25 years in the same location. We have two full...

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Winkle Family Automotive & Marine Winkle Family Automotive & Marine...

Winkel Family Automotive, formerly Saturn of Reno, is located in Reno, Nevada which also serves the Truckee, Sparks, Carson City,...

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Snag Proof Snag Proof

Since 1961 Snag Proof has been committed to "weedless fishing". We’ve produced some the most innovative and productive fishing...

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The Headwaters Kayak Shop The Headwaters Kayak Shop

People are flocking to to the affordable sport of kayak fishing. Fishing kayaks are light, easy to store, cheap to launch, efficient...

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Tips & Tactics for San Joaquin Delta
Four Essential Kayak Fishing Factors Four Essential Kayak Fishing Factors

Written By: Joey MonteleoneJackson Kayak

While it sometimes appears to be complicated, bass fishing can be distilled down to a few key factors that can lead to more consistent...

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Modern Sturgeon Fishing Modern Sturgeon Fishing

Written By: Cal Kellogg

Over the past decade the Northern California sturgeon fishing scene has changed a great deal. There have been far reaching changes in...

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Soft Bait Bass Options! Soft Bait Bass Options!

Written By: FishSniffer Staff

Artificial softbaits are deadly weapons for bass of all stripes, including largemouths and smallmouths. Always a threat, their combination...

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Weather Report for San Joaquin Delta

Todays date: Friday May 22, 2015

San Joaquin Delta Species
  • Bass
  • Bass
  • Panfish
  • Panfish
  • Catfish
  • Catfish
  • Sturgeon
  • Sturgeon
  • River Salmon
  • River Salmon
  • Steelhead
  • Steelhead
  • Stripers
  • Stripers
Whats Biting?

Bass

Panfish

Catfish

Sturgeon

River Salmon

Steelhead

Stripers



Water Level for San Joaquin Delta

Sorry. We don't have any water level information for San Joaquin Delta. Our information comes from the USGS.

Recent Reader's Photo

Caught by:

ridenfish

on: April 24, 2013
Species: Stripers

13# 12oz. Two double digit fish that day. Top water on Zara Spook.

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