Striped Bass Show Up In The Sacramento River

Striped Bass Show Up In The Sacramento River

3-20-2017
Mike Rasmussen
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    SalmonSacRiver.com  striped bass fishing guide Mike Rasmussen reports that small groups of striped bass have arrived in the Sacramento River from Butte City, Ca to Grimes, Ca. Rasmussen reports the bite for the striped bass has been mainly a anchor bite, with pile worms and cut bait such as anchovies, and sardines working best for the linesides. Limits are possible with a day spent soaking bait but the lights out action that Northern California anglers are looking for is still yet to come. Reports of bigger groups of striped bass have been coming in this week as the schools move through the delta and metro Sacramento, Ca.   If a few fish tacos is what you are looking for, wait no longer. Kittles Outdoors in Colusa California has all the popular cut baits and plenty of large jumbo minnows for the arrival of the striped bass. 

    The Sacramento River is projected to rise again this coming week and fishing for striped bass may be haulted until the river starts to drop after this weeks series of Pacific storms move on and high pressure sets back in. The Sacramento River sturgeon action on the other hand is still going strong with a fish a trip average being reported by sturgeon fishing guide Mike Rasmussen. Rasmussen will continue to run trips through this river rise and until the first week of April when he will switch primairily to the Sacramento River striper run which will by then be in full swing. 

     Don't hesitate to get out on the Sacramento River and soak some bait, there are plenty of oppertunities to be had on the river at this time. You just have to get out there and spend the time on the water.



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