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California Delta Fishing



Top California Delta Fishing Spots

  1. OBSTRUCTION
    4/22/2015 10:50:49 PM - Attributes RECRD 52646 VESSLTERMS OBSTRUCTION FEATURE_TYPE Obstruction - Submerged LATDEC 38.028417 LONDEC -122.141361 GP_QUALITY High DEPTH 35 SOUNDING_TYPE Feet and tenths Y


  2. 001
    4/9/2013 12:09:09 AM - 001  


  3. Lake del Valle
    5/19/2011 8:36:49 PM - Lake del Valle 37.6152, -121.7455


  4. OBSTRUCTION
    4/22/2015 10:50:48 PM - Attributes RECRD 54137 VESSLTERMS OBSTRUCTION FEATURE_TYPE Obstruction - Submerged LATDEC 37.784722 LONDEC -122.270639 GP_QUALITY High DEPTH 17 SOUNDING_TYPE Feet and tenths Y


  5. Lake Berryessa
    5/19/2011 8:36:56 PM - Lake Berryessa 38.5135, -122.1039


  6. Yellow A Buoy
    5/19/2018 10:29:34 AM -


  7. Treasure Island Expansion Flats North
    5/19/2018 10:29:33 AM -


  8. wreck-822
    2/20/2020 2:24:22 PM -


  9. wreck-524
    2/20/2020 2:24:15 PM -


  10. Wilson Point1
    2/13/2022 7:32:16 PM -



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California Delta Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing California Delta, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Channel Catfish

  2. Channel Catfish

    There is a 35.9% catch rate for Channel Catfish, based on 56 Channel Catfish counted.

    California Delta Channel Catfish Counts Chart
    Channel

    ENLARGE CALIFORNIA DELTA CHANNEL CATFISH COUNTS CHART


  3. Striped Bass

  4. Striped Bass

    There is a 26.92% catch rate for Striped Bass, based on 42 Striped Bass counted.

    California Delta Striped Bass Counts Chart
    Striped

    ENLARGE CALIFORNIA DELTA STRIPED BASS COUNTS CHART


  5. American Shad

  6. American Shad

    There is a 5.13% catch rate for American Shad, based on 8 American Shad counted.

    California Delta American Shad Counts Chart
    American

    ENLARGE CALIFORNIA DELTA AMERICAN SHAD COUNTS CHART


  7. Chinook Salmon

  8. Chinook Salmon

    There is a 5.13% catch rate for Chinook Salmon, based on 8 Chinook Salmon counted.

    California Delta Chinook Salmon Counts Chart
    Chinook

    ENLARGE CALIFORNIA DELTA CHINOOK SALMON COUNTS CHART


  9. Black Crappie

  10. Black Crappie

    There is a 4.49% catch rate for Black Crappie, based on 7 Black Crappie counted.

    California Delta Black Crappie Counts Chart
    Black

    ENLARGE CALIFORNIA DELTA BLACK CRAPPIE COUNTS CHART


  11. Rainbow Trout

  12. Rainbow Trout

    There is a 4.49% catch rate for Rainbow Trout, based on 7 Rainbow Trout counted.

    California Delta Rainbow Trout Counts Chart
    Rainbow

    ENLARGE CALIFORNIA DELTA RAINBOW TROUT COUNTS CHART


  13. White Crappie

  14. White Crappie

    There is a 4.49% catch rate for White Crappie, based on 7 White Crappie counted.

    California Delta White Crappie Counts Chart
    White

    ENLARGE CALIFORNIA DELTA WHITE CRAPPIE COUNTS CHART


  15. Common Carp

  16. Common Carp

    There is a 2.56% catch rate for Common Carp, based on 4 Common Carp counted.

    California Delta Common Carp Counts Chart
    Common

    ENLARGE CALIFORNIA DELTA COMMON CARP COUNTS CHART


  17. Smallmouth Bass

  18. Smallmouth Bass

    There is a 2.56% catch rate for Smallmouth Bass, based on 4 Smallmouth Bass counted.

    California Delta Smallmouth Bass Counts Chart
    Smallmouth

    ENLARGE CALIFORNIA DELTA SMALLMOUTH BASS COUNTS CHART


  19. Brook Trout

  20. Brook Trout

    There is a 1.92% catch rate for Brook Trout, based on 3 Brook Trout counted.

    California Delta Brook Trout Counts Chart
    Brook

    ENLARGE CALIFORNIA DELTA BROOK TROUT COUNTS CHART


Recommendations above based on 17 species of fish and 156 fish counted for December around California Delta.

To date, there are 30 species of fish and a total of 4076 fish counted for California Delta and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 1/1/1872 (150 years).

Last Update: 12/8/2022 2:33:15 AM

*** PLEASE NOTE ***
Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.

View full California Delta Fishing Forecast to see all species and best lures and colors to use.

Latest California Delta Fishing Reports

  • Fall Delta Salmon & Striped Bass Fishing
    9/30/2018 9:21:29 PM - The salmon and striped bass are in the delta system. Trolling spinners from the Rio Vista Bridge up to the Ferry has been quite productive. The salmon seem to move from one s


  • Final Couple of Weeks at Fort Bragg & Home for Delta Fishing
    8/22/2018 11:21:11 PM - We are down to our last couple of weeks of fishing out of Fort Bragg. We still have some room on a couple of Albacore trips. If you are interested in getting out call me dire


  • Final Weeks at Fort Bragg & Back to the Delta
    8/22/2018 11:21:08 PM - We are down to our last couple of weeks fishing out of Fort Bragg. We have a few spots open for some albacore trips that are planned. If you are interested in this fun trip c


  • The Time For Fishing Fort Bragg is Winding Down
    8/3/2018 4:11:19 PM - While our time up in Mendocino County winds down the fishing is heating up. The last two days have been very productive for both salmon rock cod and ling cod. The ocean in sh


  • Delta Season Winding Down and Getting Ready for Fort Bragg
    5/10/2018 11:41:19 AM - The striped bass are here in the Sacramento and San Joaquin Delta system. Most anglers are trolling with great success in lots of areas of the delta. The late rains caused a


  • Sturgeon And Stripers Are Moving Up The Sacramento River
    2/8/2018 8:11:06 AM - The fish are moving around the Delta now. The rain that came sweetened the river and now the fish are moving up into the Delta. The Sacramento River around Isleton is still q


  • Delta Fall Fishing Is Here And So Are The Fish
    10/26/2017 10:11:08 PM - My favorite time of the year for fishing in the delta is here. The bait fishing for both striped bass and sturgeon has really been good with the cooler water conditions. The


  • Summer Ending and Fall Delta Fishing Begins
    8/29/2017 11:16:06 AM - We want to thank all the people who made it up to Fort Bragg for our summer ocean rock cod ling cod salmon and albacore fishing.  The ocean weather was unpredictable at times


  • Ocean Fishing in Fort Bragg
    6/17/2017 9:51:25 PM - The ocean is flat and the rock fishing is great.  I  am  all settled at Dolphin Isle Marina for our summer fishing.  Had a rock fishing trip yesterday and had limits of nice


  • Preparing for Summer Ocean Fishing out of Fort Bragg
    6/2/2017 3:41:06 AM - We are finishing up our spring season in the Delta.  It has been a very slow and different spring fishing season this year due to the extreme water conditions that occurred t


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Top California Delta Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. Hook, Line & Sinker
    5,500 square feet of sporting fun! Shimano, Browning, Leupold, Daiwa, Yamamoto, Gamehide, and MORE!! Brand names and great service!

  2. Rivers End Marina & Storage
    Rivers End Marina and Storage is a facility that has served the Tracy/Byron and surrounding areas for more than 50 years.

  3. Bob's Bait Shop


  4. Martinez Marina
    Martinez Marina is just north of San Francisco. This Almar Marina is minutes from the historic town of Martinez, along the Carquinez Strait, just west of Interstate 680. Our marina is a perfect location to call your vessel’s new home.

  5. Guns Fishing & Other Stuff


  6. Persuader American Angling


  7. Pro Troll Inc


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Top California Delta Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Fish Hooker's Sport Fishing
    I’ve spent most of my life fishing the waters of the Delta and San Francisco Bay. I love the thrills and excitement that fishing these bountiful waters provide.

  2. Longfin Sport Fishing
    Capt. Jason has over 25 years of experience chasing these fish, and he was thought by Captain Jacky, one of the most experienced captains in the fleet. Jason has worked on party boats and commercial boats alike and knows what it takes to be success

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Top California Delta Marinas

  1. Arrowhead Harbor Marina
    Arrowhead Harbor is located on the beautiful California Delta region. This area is a unique fresh-water river system has been a favorite for boaters, fishing enthusiasts, and waterskiers for decades.

  2. Rivers End Marina & Storage
    Rivers End Marina and Storage is a facility that has served the Tracy/Byron and surrounding areas for more than 50 years.

  3. Tower Park Marina Resort
    Tower Park Marina is located in Central California along the meandering byways of the California Delta. Our full-service marina has everything you need on and off the water!

  4. Martinez Marina
    Martinez Marina is just north of San Francisco. This Almar Marina is minutes from the historic town of Martinez, along the Carquinez Strait, just west of Interstate 680. Our marina is a perfect location to call your vessel’s new home.

  5. Lake Chabot Marina


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