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Delta San Joaquin

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Tuesday, Oct 12 2021
The Rio Vista Bass Derby took precedence in the Delta over the past weekend, and thanks to the efforts of the California Striped Bass Association Isleton Chapter, the measuring and weighing of striped bass, sturgeon, and salmon went off without a hitch. The derby was back after a one-year hiatus, and it originally started in 1933, but it stopped for a few years before being revived in 1949 when it became the official Rio Vista Bass Derby. It was started by two newspapermen, Phil Rose of Redwood City and Harry Proctor of Oakland. The striped bass target length was 25 inches with the sturgeon target at 51 inches. Carlton King took first in the adult striped bass division right on the mark at 25 inches with Ronald Brewer coming in second at 24.80 inches followed as close as possible by Robert Williams at 24.79 inches. Steve Nicholas took the sturgeon division at 50.76 inches, followed by Robert Macciochini and Rich Fleming at 49.92 and 49.38 inches, respectively. In the salmon division, only three fish were brought to the scale with Donald Jeffries in first at 23.7 pounds and perennial top placer, Marty Morfey of Lodi, in second at 20.2 pounds. The kids division striped bass target-length was 24 inches, and Reed Chavez came closest to this mark at 23.80 pounds, followed by Darren Soo Hoo, son of Jeff Soo Hoo of Soo Hoos Sport Fishing, at 23.78 inches.




Tuesday, Oct 12 2021



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Northern California's Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. The Sacramento River flows into the delta from the north and the San Joaquin River from the south through Stockton. The total area of the Delta, including both land and water, is about 1,100 square miles (2,800 km2). Its population is around 500,000 residents

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Delta San Joaquin


Rating - Good

The Rio Vista Bass Derby took precedence in the Delta over the past weekend, and thanks to the efforts of the California Striped Bass Association Isleton Chapter, the measuring and weighing of striped bass, sturgeon, and salmon went off without a hitch. The derby was back after a one-year hiatus, and it originally started in 1933, but it stopped for a few years before being revived in 1949 when it became the official Rio Vista Bass Derby. It was started by two newspapermen, Phil Rose of Redwood City and Harry Proctor of Oakland. The striped bass target length was 25 inches with the sturgeon target at 51 inches. Carlton King took first in the adult striped bass division right on the mark at 25 inches with Ronald Brewer coming in second at 24.80 inches followed as close as possible by Robert Williams at 24.79 inches. Steve Nicholas took the sturgeon division at 50.76 inches, followed by Robert Macciochini and Rich Fleming at 49.92 and 49.38 inches, respectively. In the salmon division, only three fish were brought to the scale with Donald Jeffries in first at 23.7 pounds and perennial top placer, Marty Morfey of Lodi, in second at 20.2 pounds. The kids division striped bass target-length was 24 inches, and Reed Chavez came closest to this mark at 23.80 pounds, followed by Darren Soo Hoo, son of Jeff Soo Hoo of Soo Hoos Sport Fishing, at 23.78 inches.


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