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Local Angler Focus: Carlo Ramos, Owner/Operator Delta Wood Bombers Local Angler Focus: Carlo Ramos, Owner/Operator Delta Wood Bombers

Written By: Roland Aspiras,
July 23, 2014

(Sacramento) The hum of machinery and sawdust fills the “Bomb Shelter” on a Wednesday night. Its lone worker with exquisite tattoos on his arms, carefully grinds away at a piece of cedar pine.

“There goes another one for the batch,” he...

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Catfish Anglers Prosper!

Written By: Cal Kellogg,
July 21, 2014

If you want to catch fish in the West Delta, catfish are a great bet. There are stripers and sturgeon in the mix too, but the bite for both species has been hit and miss at best.

For catfish, anglers are advised to soak standard offerings...

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Largemouth Bass And Bluegill Remain Top Species

Written By: David Hurley,
July 20, 2014

The pattern of triple-digit days followed by periods of wind continued at the start of July. Striped bass fishing is spotty at best, and the best action for linesides remained near the mouth of the San Joaquin River close to Antioch. Warm...

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Catfish Anglers Prosper!

Written By: Cal Kellogg,

If you want to catch fish in the West Delta, catfish are a great bet. There are stripers and sturgeon in the mix too, but the bite for both species has been hit and miss at best.

For catfish, anglers are advised to soak standard offerings like clams, mackerel,...

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Largemouth Bass And Bluegill Remain Top Species

Written By: David Hurley,

The pattern of triple-digit days followed by periods of wind continued at the start of July. Striped bass fishing is spotty at best, and the best action for linesides remained near the mouth of the San Joaquin River close to Antioch. Warm water species dominate...

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Sturgeon, Stripers And Catfish Reward Bait Soakers

Written By: Cal Kellogg,

Summer has arrived and Delta fishing has shifted into a summer pattern. With the winds blowing hard almost everyday, fishing pressure has been light despite the fact that sturgeon, stripers and catfish are all available.

For stripers, anglers are advised to fish the...

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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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Sacramento River Salmon 8/25/13

Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
August 26, 2013

This years salmon quality and size are great. 



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
Target Sacramento Salmon From The Bank With Spinners Target Sacramento Salmon From The Bank With Spinners

Written By: Roland Aspiras

The salmon season will be in full swing when this article appears in The Fish Sniffer. There are two popular ways to fish spinners from...

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Salmon, Trout, Lingcod, Kokanee, Halibut And More: Are YOU Using Gulp! And PowerBait? Salmon, Trout, Lingcod, Kokanee, Halibut And More: Are YOU Using Gulp! And PowerBait?

Written By: Cal Kellogg

I’m of the opinion that in most situations well-presented natural baits will outperform artificials. Following this philosophy, when the...

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Color: Do Bass Have A Favorite? Color: Do Bass Have A Favorite?

Written By: FishSniffer Staff

If you're like me, your tackle box is a color kaleidoscope. With my endless assortment of soft plastics sporting colors never seen in...

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Weather Report for San Joaquin Delta

Todays date: Monday July 28, 2014

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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