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The History And Lifestyle Of Delta Stripers The History And Lifestyle Of Delta Stripers

Written By: Cal Kellogg,
September 29, 2014

Can you imagine how good the delta striper fishing was back before the first explorers showed up?

I’ve had anglers who were new to the California striper fishing scene ask me this question after an exciting day of striper fishing. They...

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Top Water Lures Produce Schoolie Striped Bass

Written By: Roland Aspiras,
September 16, 2014

(Rio Vista) Schoolie striped bass continue to be landed in the area, while salmon anglers focus their attention on salmon at the mouth of the Old Sacramento River.

Sinister 5s continued to work for Delta Wood Bombers prostaff member Tom...

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Striper Trolling Off To Productive Start

Written By: Cal Kellogg,
September 15, 2014

(Pittsburg) There are decent numbers of schoolie size stripers in the West Delta and more are arriving every day. There are quite a few sturgeon holding in deep water too.

“Striper trolling is really good one day and slower the next, but...

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Top Water Lures Produce Schoolie Striped Bass

Written By: Roland Aspiras,

(Rio Vista) Schoolie striped bass continue to be landed in the area, while salmon anglers focus their attention on salmon at the mouth of the Old Sacramento River.

Sinister 5s continued to work for Delta Wood Bombers prostaff member Tom Amberson this week. The surface...

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Striper Trolling Off To Productive Start

Written By: Cal Kellogg,

(Pittsburg) There are decent numbers of schoolie size stripers in the West Delta and more are arriving every day. There are quite a few sturgeon holding in deep water too.

“Striper trolling is really good one day and slower the next, but overall I’d say we are doing...

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Stripers Come In Waves

Written By: Cal Kellogg,

(Pittsburg) Striper fishing during the early stages of the fall run can be erratic with good fishing one day and poor fishing the next. That has been the scene in the West Delta recently.

“The striper bite goes up and down this time of the year as groups of fish enter...

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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
Fall Sturgeon Advice: Part 2 Fall Sturgeon Advice: Part 2

Written By: Cal Kellogg

A lot of guys believe that the best time to hook a sturgeon in during the dead of winter. In reality this is actually one of the worst...

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Delta Topwater Bass Action! Delta Topwater Bass Action!

Written By: FishSniffer Staff

 When summertime comes around on the California Delta, there’s nothing that will get your adrenaline flowing like when a giant largemouth...

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Fall Sturgeon Advice: Part 1 Fall Sturgeon Advice: Part 1

Written By: Cal Kellogg

A lot of guys believe that the best time to hook a sturgeon is during the dead of winter. In reality this is actually one of the worst...

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Weather Report for San Joaquin Delta

Todays date: Wednesday October 01, 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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