Striper Fishing On The California Delta

Striper Fishing On The California Delta

This was my first time trolling the California Delta on the Sacramento River south of Rio Vista along with Jay and Josh. It was raining most of the week and we got a lucky break the day we went. No rain with overcast most of the day. The Sacramento River was murky and flow was fast with debris every where which made trolling the Atlas Umbrella Rigs very difficult.

We weren’t able to land anything the entire morning on the outgoing tide. It was also the Spring striper run so we were looking for a big spawner. Stumped, we hit the San Joaquin River to test our luck and finally found a few stripers and bass to keep us busy.

Later in the afternoon, we decided to try the Sacramento River again and found it to be a lot clearer than the morning. I had on the blue shad Atlas Rig at the time when I thought I snagged the bottom. It didn’t feel much like a big fish after I hooked into it. Heavy but not much fight to it. It wasn’t until we got the striper closer to the boat that it began peeling line. That’s when I remembered we forgot to turn the camera on. Here’s the rest of what happened afterward we turned the camera on.

Read the full detailed report here: http://www.thefishaholics.com/fishing-report-california-delta-march-18-2018

You can find the same gear I use in the affiliate links below.

-Atlas Umbrella Rig – https://www.TackleBuilders.com

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-Daiwa Wilderness Trolling Rod – http://amzn.to/2DqOwy3

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26 Comments

  1. Sir Remington Steele Esquire 3rd on November 2, 2019 at 4:42 pm

    Beautiful Stripper! How big? Weight?

  2. DeltaProMaster Lauj on November 2, 2019 at 4:45 pm

    Nice catch!!! Did you get that DD on the downrigger? Down-riggers aren’t really used in the delta system, could be because of fast current flows and fluctuations of depth changes……next time try targeting those swallow flats and sand bars, I won’t guarantee a lunker like the one you caught but can almost guarantee you will put more fish in the box.

  3. URINETROUBLE on November 2, 2019 at 4:49 pm

    Awesome! Let it go…Let it Go! Funny shit! Nice job fellas.

  4. FishersOfMenTM Television on November 2, 2019 at 4:51 pm

    🔥🔥🔥

  5. Shaneel 510 on November 2, 2019 at 4:52 pm

    U can only have 3 hooks on the end if your line in california

  6. Ruben Rivera on November 2, 2019 at 4:54 pm

    Daaaaamn good job Meng, another one in the books. When does striper run end

  7. Po man Guide service on November 2, 2019 at 4:57 pm

    Good video,I’m just starting to striper fish,can you help me out,I only have trout poles,what size rod & line should I use for stripper fishing? If you don’t mind?

  8. dougie monsta on November 2, 2019 at 4:57 pm

    do you have an umbrella rig for casting on the duct? i’ve seen you use the planar board but i’m just curious!

  9. Da Hook Mob on November 2, 2019 at 4:59 pm

    MoB

  10. Richard Garnett on November 2, 2019 at 5:04 pm

    you guys should really invest in a net bro lol nice fish keep up the good work.

  11. CASTILLO'S PERFECT OUTDOORS on November 2, 2019 at 5:05 pm

    NICE FISH I HAVEN’T CAUGHT ONE LIKE THAT IN A LONG TIME.

  12. The Fisher on November 2, 2019 at 5:06 pm

    Nice video dude, sub #2,925 from me! Check me out when you get a chance 🙂

  13. ManVs Fish on November 2, 2019 at 5:07 pm

    Too easy

  14. dreamshot on November 2, 2019 at 5:15 pm

    Nice fish, love the catch n release for the junior fishrmn

  15. Lucky Bass Turd on November 2, 2019 at 5:17 pm

    Cray! cray!🎣nice fish, thanks for sharing!😎

  16. Jackson Vang on November 2, 2019 at 5:17 pm

    That one so big

  17. 24KSportFishing on November 2, 2019 at 5:20 pm

    Nice catch! How was it caught? Trolling casting jigging what?

  18. Nor Cal Rod & Reel on November 2, 2019 at 5:22 pm

    What a fish, solid catch! congrats!

  19. Bilyboy on November 2, 2019 at 5:26 pm

    Nice catch fam!

  20. HuntNreeL on November 2, 2019 at 5:28 pm

    nice catch!!
    just subscribed!!

  21. TheAnayal8tr on November 2, 2019 at 5:30 pm

    Nice !!!

  22. amaury yanez on November 2, 2019 at 5:33 pm

    good job reviving the fish 🤙🏽

  23. Abarr sj on November 2, 2019 at 5:37 pm

    I would have deep fried him

  24. Ossian Bohn on November 2, 2019 at 5:37 pm

    Damn that wouldve made a great feast. Good on you guys for putting it back, just means i can catch him lol nice catch

  25. J Pen on November 2, 2019 at 5:38 pm

    What a monster catch, congrats.

  26. WODWagon Fitness on November 2, 2019 at 5:38 pm

    epic! Love the reactions! You guys will remember that shit forever!

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