Catch of the Week
Brayden Abell, 10, holds a trout he caught while fishing with his great-grandfather, Jack Littleton, Lake Camanche on Saturday, March 5, 2011. Abell caught the fish trolling with Kastmasters.
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Posted: Thursday, March 10, 2011 12:00 am
Updated: 7:16 am, Fri Mar 11, 2011.
A few sturgeon have been reported this past week and in many
areas in the Delta. One of the baits we have heard repeated by a
fair number of anglers is to use a piece of eel and nightcrawler on
the hook together. The fish are scattered throughout the Delta.
Striped bass are still on a slow bite but we are hearing about a
few more than in the past few weeks.
At Camanche, trolling has picked up a bit and the top 10 feet of
water is where the fish seem to be holding. One good method has
been to use a wooly bugger behind either a worm wiggler or a wiggle
fin and put on a small piece of bait for scent. The bait fishermen
are still taking fish on most parts of the lake using power bait or
Thursday, March 10, 2011 12:00 am.
Updated: 7:16 am.