Photos from 2003 and before:
The California Delta region of
California offers experienced and
novice anglers alike the opportunity
for catching many varieties of fish.
Most common are Stripers,
Black Bass, Blue Gill, Catfish, Sturgeon and Salmon.
November through February you may catch the Salmon or the Sturgeon in large
sizes, as well as Black Bass, Stripers and Cat Fish.
Fall months: September and October you can also catch
the Salmon, Stripers and Black Bass. Catfish are biting, but we don't see the
Blue Gills aren't. Sometimes we see a Flounder, which aren't even supposed
to be in the delta! Pictured right is Buddy with a Buddy with a few
Spring: March through May the waters can be
muddy, and its harder to catch that large striper. Fish seem to stay
closer to the banks or deeper in the middle of the rivers and sloughs, so its
the experienced anglers that have the best luck at this time of year.
Catfish and Carp are along the banks...but who wants to eat a Carp?!
June through August the weather is hot but the fishing is not. Summer
Anglers can still catch edible catfish,
stripers and blue gill right off the docks at Snug Harbor using live bait, such
For many regular Snug Harbor visitors and staff, fishing is not just a hobby
passion. If you're a novice, you'll find others are happy to help you
learn to put on a hook, bait, tie knots, cast correctly and other important
procedures. Our motto at Snug Harbor is: "There's no strangers
here...only family, old friends and newly-found friends". Come, catch the
fishing bug with us!
Don't know how to cook or prepare that fish you just caught? Might want
to check out our Snug Harbor recipe pages for great tasting ideas!