Sacramento fishing guide Dave Jacobs April 19, 2015 Recent Catches Sacramento fishing guide. Currently the warmer river temps from this recent heat wave in the Sacramento Valley has really kicked up the current striper spawn. The schools of stripers are scattered throughout the Sacramento River and large stripers are really starting to show! sacramentofishing.com fishing guide John Pearl and Michael Armstrong brought in this trophy 30 pound Sacramento River striper this weekend. This is the second 30 plus pound striper that we have boated in the last two days. Good fishing will continue through April and early May as reported by Sacramento River striper fishing guide Dave Jacobs.