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Delta

Antioch (fresh water open)
Updated 2014-10-30 07:26:06

Striper bite continues to be decent. Boaters get bass weighing between 7 and 10 pounds. Drift with live bluegill or jumbo minnows. West Island and Sherman Lake are good spots. Anglers from the pier are getting a lot of shakers but keepers are caught now and then. Sturgeon bite is slow. Best option is to head to the PG&E plant in Pittsburg. Gotcha Bait & Tackle (925) 706-7400

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Discovery Bay (fresh water lake)
Updated 2014-10-30 07:26:28

There are a lot of small stripers but the bite has faded. Large stripers seemed to have moved on. Hook, Line & Sinker (925) 625-2441

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Frank's Tract (fresh water open)
Updated 2014-10-30 07:26:49

Stripers in the 19 to 23 inch range are plentiful. Some drift bluegill, others use Big Hammer swim baits. Black bass bite has improved. Bass are being caught from the shallows with jigs, Senkos or spinner baits. When the breeze is on the water go to jerk baits. Hook, Line & Sinker (925) 625-2441

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Freeport (fresh water open)
Updated 2014-10-30 07:27:10

Salmon fishing remains viable. Bank anglers continue to catch 1 to 6 fish per day near Freeport. Courtland also is a good spot to try. Liberty Island area has a lot of salmon. Stripers are plentiful near Liberty Island and the mouth of Miner Slough. Live mudsuckers or sardines will get stripers in the five to 10 pound range. Freeport Bait (916) 665-1935

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Isleton (fresh water open)
Updated 2014-09-17 19:59:59

Salmon are being caught past the bridge through Isleton and up to Walnut Grove.  Last week anglers enjoyed the best action of the season. Trolling spinners is best. Vieira’s Resort (916) 777-6662

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Pittsburg (fresh water open)
Updated 2014-10-30 07:27:38

Salmon bite has faded. Stripers are plentiful, but small. Some legal fish are being landed and a few 10 and 15 pounders have been hooked in the main channel and near Chain Island. Live bullhead works best if you can get it. Fresh shad is a good second. Use mudsuckers at Broad Slough and Sherman Island. Dockside Bait (925) 252-0151

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Rio Vista (fresh water open)
Updated 2014-10-30 07:27:59

Striper bite is good from Three Mile Slough to Cache Slough. Use mudsuckers, pile worm or fresh shad. Most bass are in the 24 inch range. Lots of limits being landed. Hap’s Bait (707) 374-2372

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San Joaquin Side (fresh water open)
Updated 2013-12-04 21:05:54

There’s a decent topwater bite for striped bass to 6 pounds. A lot of small and undersized fish are in the area. Swimbaits and spoons account for much of the action. Guide Don Paganelli fished from the Mokelumne to Three Mile Slough over the weekend and had some success. Swimbaits were offered in 5 to 15 feet of water but success was hard-earned. Don Paganelli (916) 502-3474, http://www.guidebass.net

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Stockton (fresh water open)
Updated 2014-10-30 07:28:17

Old River is putting out stripers for those drifting live bluegill or anchoring with shad as bait. There are panfish and stripers along Eight Mile Road and Whiskey Slough. There have been sturgeon caught on the San Joaquin near Mossdale. H&R Bait & Tackle (209) 463-1938

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Tracy (fresh water lake)
Updated 2014-10-30 07:28:38

A 30 pound striper and 20 pound striper were caught this weekend by two anglers using live bluegill. There are a lot of smaller stripers in the mix. Black bass bite is so-so. Last week’s Turkey Shoot was won with a 14 pound bag. Big fish was 4.4 pounds. Tracy Oasis Marina (209) 835-3182

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Walnut Grove (fresh water open)
Updated 2014-07-30 20:31:13

Quite slow here. Occasional juvenile stripers are being caught. Salmon fishing is very slow. Snug Harbor Marina (916)775-1455

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West Delta (fresh water open)
Updated 2014-03-26 22:08:40

Pittsburgh. PG&E.  Broad Slough and Bouy 14 are the sturgeon spots. Honker Bay and Firing Line are getting top mention for the striper fishermen using bait.  Provided by Delta Outdoors, 1625 Main St. Oakley

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