CA Delta Fishing Report by Randy Walker
Air Temp: 45-61
Water Temp: 54.6
Water Clarity: 4ft
Tide: Low Out to In
Today I was able to grab a work buddy and hit the Delta. We got on the water about 9am with a low outgoing tide out of B&W Resort. I fired up the Suzuki and made a short run and started fishing… Started off with a chatterbait and caught one small fish pretty quick. Hit a couple punch mats in the area with no luck so made a move down the bank 50 yards and caught a couple more on the chatterbait. We worked the bank for about 100 yards with no more action so we made a 10 minute run and started hitting another bank. We threw the chat, jigs, ripbait, lipless, neko rigs and the Berkley Choppo, but was only rewarded with 1 small fish. I decided to move to a center island and right away picked up another small one, then moved around the backside and caught another off the point. A quick move to the adjacent bank proved to be a good move as I found a little deeper water and started having more success on the chatterbait with a couple 3’s and 4 more smaller ones. It was tough overall as the bite was not on fire for us and we didn’t get anything big, but it was a great day to be out on the water.
Most fish came in 6-10ft of water but were eating the bait about 2ft under the surface. Caught several fish right at the boat as the chatterbait changed direction coming up towards the surface.
- Custom Chatterbait (shad and Grm Pmkn)
- Berkley General
- Berkley Pitboss
- IMA Flit
- IMA Suspending Vibe
- Berkley Choppo
Be safe out there as lots of vegetation is floating around that can get caught on wood on a lower tide, so be careful when running the clump edges!
Randy Walker ~
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