Category Archives: Fishin’ with “Stockton” Willie

My First Salmon in Six Years!

Salmon Again! October 11-12, 2011 It’s baaaack! Salmon season opened for the first time since 2007 on my beloved Delta! The season is July 11 through December 11 on the Sacramento River that runs through the Delta. From prior years … Continue reading

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Summer Has Arrived!

Summer Has Arrived! May 4-5, 2011 Day One: My little striper of about 18 inches. He was almost taken home by Willie, but one sore on the fish saved its life! Willie’s little shaker striper that was tossed back. I … Continue reading

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April 19-20, 2011: Two Days on the River = Three Sturgeon!

Three Sturgeon in Two Days! 2011-4-20 This little 28 inch sturgeon was released to fight another day. After launching into the Sacramento River at Rio Vista, I headed down river the four or five miles to Decker Island and dropped … Continue reading

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2010-Nov 15-17: Another Three Day Delta Adventure

Perfect Weather, Good Tides = Another Trip To the Delta! October 15-18, 2010 One of two sturgies reeled to the boat this trip! 2010-11-15 Monday, Day 1 In times past I fished the delta almost every week during the times … Continue reading

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First Sturgeon on the Delta this Autumn! October 18,19,20 – 2010

Sturgeon on the Delta! October 18-20, 2010 Day 1, Monday: October finally arrived! It had been a long time since I fished the delta, and  was anxious to begin sturgeon fishing again. It had been a frustrating summer of fishing Hogan … Continue reading

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September 2010 Camanche Trout Fishing

Trout Fishing at Camanche Reservoir September 8, 2010 After five skunks on Hogan this summer, I have finally wised up and returned to Camanche for some trout fishing… It was breezy, choppy and cool. But we were fishing – and … Continue reading

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Last Delta Trip of the Season

The Last Delta Trip of the Season 2010-5-18 Tuesday, Day 1: Home to Delta Marina The WWII Liberty Ship Jeremiah O’Brien heading up the Sacramento River as I fished on Tuesday. My video of the Jeremiah O’Brien as she chugged upriver: … Continue reading

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More 2010 Sturgeon Fishing

More 2010 Sturgeon Fishing! Fishing from Delta Marina at Rio Vista, Calif. May 4-7 2010 Tuesday, May 4 – Day 1: Home to Delta Marina in Rio Vista After about a month of dodging windy weather or rain, it was time again to … Continue reading

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Willie’s Maximum Size Sturgeon

Ol’ Buddy Willie Catches Himself a Monster! April 6-8, 2010 Willie knows the rules aboard FishWisher, that the Captain is to catch the biggest and the first fish of the day. I guess he just got tired of waitin’ on … Continue reading

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2010 Sturgeon Fishing!

Sturgeon Fever 2010! Springtime Fishing! Monday, March 15, 2010 Day 1: Home to Delta Marina, Rio Vista: Having waited nearly a month for good fishing weather, I was more than ready to load up the coach and boat and head for … Continue reading

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2009 Fall Season: 10 Exciting Delta Trips and Willie’s First Sturgeon!

2009 Fall Sturgeon Season! Four Wonderful Visits to Brannan Island State Park and 10 Days of Excitement aboard FishWisherIII! Another Trip… Another Sturgeon! The Sacramento River Sturgeon Bite is HOT! November 11, 2009 I left the coach at home this week and made a … Continue reading

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Camanche Trout

Camanche Trout Fishing April 22, 2009   Willie and I (Or is that Mutt and Jeff?) pose with the day’s catch. It was a perfect day on Camanche Lake. Camanche Lake is owned by East Bay Municipal Utilities District. The … Continue reading

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