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Experience the natural beauty and great fishing found in the California Delta!

Over 40 years of fishing experience
in the California Delta!

The Captain

Quetzal Adventures guide service provides the best fishing techniques available and will get you to the hottest Striper, Sturgeon, and Salmon fishing spots around. Please note our Sturgeon charters are CATCH & RELEASE ONLY.


Our top-of-the-line boat is outfitted with the latest electronics and premium fishing tackle to ensure your fishing adventure is successful.


I invite you to treat yourself to a fantastic experience and fish with the best Striper, Salmon and  Sturgeon guide on the Delta and the best salmon guide on the Sacramento River.

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Capt. Stan Koenigsberger
• 40 Years Delta Fishing Experience
• Coast Gaurd Master's License
• California Dept. Fish & Game Guide License
•  Red Cross Certified in CPR & First Aid
  • Coast Guard Masters License

  • California Department of Fish and Game Guide License

  • Bonded and Insured

Stan Thanks again for sharing your Fathers Day weekend with Chris and Me, what a Fathers Day memory we made !!! Can't wait for salmon we'll be there in a Heart Beat !! 
     - Your Loyal Clients, Rick & Chris Beall

We design our charters to optimize our clients' catch.

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An Experience These People Will Never Forget!

And Neither WIll You!

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5 Star Yelp Rating

"Just got back from a 2 day Charter Trip w/ Capt Stan again, Son got a really nice Sturgeon and I don't know how Many stripers. We quit counting. I hate to Beat a Dead Horse But you folks looking around for mayhaps your 1st Guided Trip,,,, Ya just have to Call Capt Stan. it don't madder what u do or don't know about Fishing, Stan will help you 110% . My Self im Handicapped my Balance sucks He makes Double Damn sure im comfortable. So don't let a Disability Hold you back. Stan's a 100% Stand up Guy."  - Chet M.

"Just got off the Phone with Capt Stan, Booked another 2 day'r with Quetzal Adventures. Folks if your reading this and you haven't booked a trip and still looking around WELL stop right here. Without question you will have the time of your life. This will be our 5th trip with Capt. Stan. Besides Stripers his Salmon trips are awesome. Give him a try I promise from experience, you won't go wrong. Thanks again Stan we see ya on the 14th an 15th of June. We can't wait to see ya !!" - Rick Beall, Tulare, CA

"All I have to say is 32 striper in 1 day. Captain Stan is awesome I have taken my 14 year old son out many times and he never caught a thing...after a few seconds into the first cast he hooked his first fish ever a 21&1/2 in striper!!!! We continued to nail stripers all day long. Captain Stan was great with my son and very patient and informative lots of fun too. He even let him drive the boat home. Best fishing trip ever we will be going again and again. We ended up with our limit and lots of awesome memories and stories. THANKS CAPTAIN STAN :)" - Cesar Gomez

"I can't say enough about what a great time I've had with Cpt. Stan. I had been hoping to take my son fishing for stripers for some time. I called around a number of guide services and no one seemed too keen on making sure a kid had a good time. But Stan said he'd be delighted to have us along.

I've since gone out with Stan on 3 occasions. Each trip was great. He put us on the fish and kept us there until we had our fill. More importantly to me, he kept my son and later, the other kids I brought along, both engaged and on the fish.

Fishing is patience but with Stan, we were too busy catching fish and having fun to have to keep the kids patient. Stan is my MAN for stripers in the Delta. Plus, he's just a decent human being. Thanks Stan!"  - David Brame

"What a great day to remember, Took my son on his birthday on a guided fishing trip for stripers in the california delta. it was the trip of a lifetime, a true father son adventur. will be sure to do this again. Thank You Captain Stan for a Life experience !!!

People,if you like getting into stripers,this is the man to hire !!!!!!! Thanks Again Stan - A true Professional!" 
Raymond Ingraham

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"I got a gift certification using Stan Koenigsberger's Quetzal Adventures guide. I invited a couple of my friends and took myself out fishing and what a great trip it was! Stan has a great sense of humor and has a lot of knowledge of the Delta and fish we were after is awesome. Stan was waiting by the boat dock when we showed up a little before 7 am. He started the day with humor saying we will fish from the dock today. We started off with a giggle. The day started out great and just proceeded to get better. He had everything set up for us & explained in great detail how the trip would go, how to use the tackle, when and when not to set the hook and so on... He was very informative, knowledgeable about the fish as much as he could since there was some communication barriers but that didn't stop him from showing us how to fish! I didn't mention earlier but my friends and I are Deaf. Stan didn't let that communication barrier stop us.

We hooked fish after fish, after we got our limits. We had 8 keepers out of 12. The largest fish of that day was a 26'. We were done early but Stan made our trip even more pleasurable by giving us a tour of the delta. We got a lot of tips from him. We have gone on a few guide boats. My friends and I agreed he's most definitely a 5-star fishing guide. With our fishing addiction in our system, we decided to call Stan up a couple of weeks later and hired him as private charter. We had 3 keepers out of 13 on that day. 27 & half inches was the largest for us that day.

I'll definitely be recommending people to use Captain Stan's Quetzal Adventures guide service. His boat is very comfortable!

Thank you Stan for being a great guide. You will definitely be hearing from us again soon. Let us know when salmon are biting! Thanks"  - Jamie

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"I've gone fishing with Quetzal Adventures and Captain Stan Koenigsberger many times over a 20 year period, and every time has been a wonderful experience. His boats are comfortable and well equipped with first class fishing equipment. Wheather it be bait fishing or trolling, Stan has the Delta dialed in."  - Ray L. Alfafara

"Stan - Thanks for a great time yesterday. As I said, I've been out with many guides/party boats and your operation is first class! Look forward to fishing with you again."  - Jon Osaki

"I have fished with Capt. Stan for many years in the Delta and he has always put me on fish. His Arima and fishing gear is all tops and well maintained. Trolling, drifting or bait fishing he does it all. Plus he's a fun guy." 
Sergio Rimoldi, Oakley


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Full-Day Charters

7 Hrs Dock to Dock

1 To 3 Persons  $750

4th Person $250

Onboard Credit & Debit cards 3% processing fee.

What To Bring On A Fishing Charter:

Valid California Fishing License

Hat or baseball cap and wool cap

Warm clothing, dress in layers

Sunscreen & sunglasses

Lunch, water, sodas, and snacks

Cameras for stills or video

Rain gear in winter

Ice chest for your catch

Sight Seeing Charters & Water Taxi Service: 
Enjoy a leisurely cruise along the California Delta's world-famous waterways. If you're not sure where to go Captain Stan will happily help you plan your day. Quetzal Adventures provides the opportunity to see the Delta from a unique perspective and nothing can compare to the relaxing feeling one experiences while being on and around the water.


All Our Charters Are Privte Charters Perfect For: 
Fishing, sunset cruises, corporate sales meetings, tours, river crawls, family outings, and boat rides for guests of a private party.

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Reservation Deposit: 
$100 deposit is required on all reservations. Please call before making a deposit. Balance due at time of charter. Full refund if reservation canceled 7 days prior to charter date. Full credit given if the Captain cancels the charter due to the weather, wind or other adverse conditions. For your convenience, you can use our secure PayPal account to make your booking deposit. PayPal account not needed to make deposit.

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The Captain: 

Captain Stan has been fishing the Delta for over 40 years and holds a Coast Guard Masters License, a California Department of Fish and Game Guide license, and is Bonded and Insured. For your safety, he is trained in First Aid and CPR. Red Cross certified.

Se Habla español.


The Boat: 
Top-of-the-line Arima with Skip Tower, 150 Mercury, Top-of-the-line electronics GPS, Fish Finders, and Radar. All USCG safety equipment. Accommodating 4 fishermen. Additional boats are available for larger groups.


The Fish: 
We specialize in light tackle fishing on the Delta mainly chasing Striped Bass and Sturgeon. When in season, we also target in-river Salmon from the mouth of the Old Sacramento River to Walnut Grove. 


The Equipment: 
We fish with the best quality rods and reels. Our equipment is all top of the line. Abu Garcia and Shimano reels all spooled with fresh mono or braided line and matched up with quality rods.

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