Striper fishing Sacramento River April 1, 2015. Dave Jacobs April 1, 2015 Recent Catches Striper fishing Sacramento River April 1, 2015. The Sacramento River striper fishing is going well for large stripers 20 to 26 inches right now. Everyday we have found good groups of keeper sized stripers on both day and night fishing trips. This is the leading edge of the striper spawn and new stripers will move up throughout April as reported by Sacramento River striper fishing guide Dave Jacobs. There are also many white sturgeon in the Sacramento River at this time for you to catch while out on a day or night striper fishing trip on the Sacramento River with Professional Guide Service. April and early May are typically prime times to come catch Sacramento River stripped bass or white sturgeon.