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Striper Bite Explodes Up River

Written By: Cal Kellogg,
March 4, 2015

(Brannan Island) Warm weather and little rain have caused the spring striper bite to ignite several weeks before schedule. Sturgeon action is good, but variable depending on the day.

“On my last trolling trip Cache Slough was absolutely...

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Largemouth Bass Bite Sizzles

Written By: David Hurley,
March 2, 2015

(Stockton) Dead and live hyacinth still line the San Joaquin River and back sloughs, and spraying for the vegetation is expected to start in during the month of March. Pockets of clear water are appearing throughout the system and...

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Captain Chris Smith Defies Friday The 13th Mojo And Produces Multiple Suisun Bay Sturgeon Captain Chris Smith Defies Friday The 13th Mojo And Produces Multiple Suisun Bay Sturgeon

Written By: Cal Kellogg,
March 1, 2015

The Cal Kellogg School of Fishing kicked off the 2015 fishing season with a Friday the 13th foray into Suisun Bay in search of elusive sturgeon with Captain Chris Smith of Captain Hook Sportfishing.

Our anglers were made up of four...

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Striper Bite Explodes Up River

Written By: Cal Kellogg,

(Brannan Island) Warm weather and little rain have caused the spring striper bite to ignite several weeks before schedule. Sturgeon action is good, but variable depending on the day.

“On my last trolling trip Cache Slough was absolutely loaded with stripers,”...

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Largemouth Bass Bite Sizzles

Written By: David Hurley,

(Stockton) Dead and live hyacinth still line the San Joaquin River and back sloughs, and spraying for the vegetation is expected to start in during the month of March. Pockets of clear water are appearing throughout the system and locating clear water is the key to a...

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Sturgeon Seekers Soak Eel, Ghost And Roe

Written By: Cal Kellogg,

(Pittsburg) Keeper, shaker and oversize sturgeon continue to be hooked by West Delta anglers. Stripers are biting too, but the focus for most has been hooking a keeper diamond back.

“On our last trip we got a 51 inch keeper and a couple shakers while fishing in 35 feet...

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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
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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Catching Those Winter Bass Catching Those Winter Bass

Written By: Randy Pringle

Although it might be cold, bass fishing at this time of year can be good. You must approach winter bass with an open mind. The weather can...

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Spinning With Braid! Spinning With Braid!

Written By: Mark Fong

At one time in the not so distant past, monofilament fishing line was the gold standard of finesse anglers. With the advent of castable...

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Weather Report for San Joaquin Delta

Todays date: Wednesday March 04, 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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