Here is a look at this week’s Delta Fishing Report by Dan Mathisen of Dan’s Delta Outdoors for the week of November 11-17.
“The Hook” Series Sunday the 12th out of Russo’s Marina on Bethel Island. Should be awesome as the first precipitation of the year spurs the bite along! Gonna be a great fall event!
Striper Fun Day A CPR (Catch Photo Release Day) out of Sugar Barge resort on East County’s Bethel Island is scheduled for Saturday November 25th . Fun Event with Catch and release artificial lures only. Details coming soon!
Cool weather and some rain has moved the Salmon fishing right along. The cooler water temperatures helped the Striper bite tremendously. Swimbaits and Dan’s Topwaters are working well. Savage 3d glides also getting the nod. Also Cranking Bandit 200 hundred cranks smacking the Smallies
Stripers lead the way. Bank anglers live and cut baits prevail for those searching for Stripers. The Sacramento Turning Basin is still decent here as there continues to be stripes caught there by lure tossers. Hair jigs and small shad patterns are the top choices here as well..
Plenty of stripers are in the area as well. Stripes grabbing P-Line Angry Eyes and Savage prey Baits. Bass pushing the 2 to 4 pounds mark are showing on occasion Prank Poppers and swim jigs are the best for numbers . Stick with the Reaction baits tied on as Crankbaits and blades are scoring bass on the main runway rock walls.
Black Bass Anglers spinnerbaits and Wack-A-Sack Senkos are getting mention for those targeting deeper grass. Striped bass are scattered in the area. A few Top Water And swim bait fish are showing for lure tossing anglers. Drifting Bluegill and Minnows are the key for Stripers.
Wow Sturgeon are surging! Many tags filled with Roe and Eel. Broad Slough and Pittsburg PG&E leading the charge. Antioch pier persistent bait dunkers with Anchovies and Sardines are finding fun action. Anglers in search of stripers are finding the bite to be decent but still those who stick with it are getting keepers to 12 pounds on occasion from both boat and bank. Honker Bay to the Broad Slough provide anglers more and more better Stripers each day!
Senko’s and spinnerbaits are key for Bass. Bait Anglers are catching catfish and panfish throughout the area, While cutbaits and livers are tops for the catfish, the panfish respond to worms under bobbers. Those fishing the forebay are seeing stripes on lures and bluegill.