Troubled Waters On The Delta

– By Bill Wells The fabulous California Delta is within an hours drive of the Bay Area, yet you will feel you are in a different world. The Delta is formed by the confluence of two major California rivers; the Sacramento and the San Joaquin, and covers some 500,000 acres in the central part of the […]

Kill All the Striped Bass in the Delta – Bay Delta Canal Plan (BDCP) Update

By Bill Wells 350 angry striped bass fishermen met with Department of Fish  & Game (DFG) officials at the Portuguese Hall in Rio Vista recently.  Marty Gingras a biologist with the DFG spoke of their plans to eradicate the striped bass due to its predation on the salmon.  The reality, as we have explained before […]

Rambling around the California Delta

By Bill Wells Reprinted at the request of Bill, first published in Bay & Delta Yachtsman Magazine Fishing is Great I have to tell you the fishing in the Delta lately has been great.  I think it is because of all the rain this year keeping the rivers full.  I met Dillon Pitts, Alex Chatoian, […]