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Delaware River Report / Conditions June 21, 2015

Jun 21, 2015 Comments Off by

The flows are up this morning due to some overnight rains.  It looks like the West Branch at Hale Eddy is leveling off around 1,400 cfs at the 5:45 am update.  We have additional rain in this morning’s forecast so click on the gauge links below for the most up to date information. The Upper West Branch above Oquaga Creek should be in good shape.  Sulphurs, cahills, olives, and isonychias should be on the menu today.  Streamers could also be effective if the tributaries start pushing a little color into the rivers.  The water temps look good this morning and held up well yesterday with the rain and cloud cover.  If you head out today bring a raincoat.   We should get another 1/4″ or more of rain today which is great for the river system.

Bradley with a nice rainbow yesterday.  Photo by Samantha Dennis

Bradley with a nice rainbow yesterday. Photo by Samantha Dennis

 

Hatching:
Slate Drake #12-2xl – Isonychia bicolor
Sulphur #18-20 – E. dorothea
Light Cahills #14 – various steno species (invaria, etc)
PED / Pink Lady #14 – E. vitreus
Large Blue Winged Olive #14 – D. cornuta
Tiny Blue Wing Olives #22-26 – Pseudo sp. (now classified as Acentrella sp.)
Charcoal Caddis #14 -16 – dark Brachycentrus sp.
Tan Caddis #16-18 – Hydrosyche sp.
Blue Winged Olives #16 – 18 – Baetis vagans
Little Black Caddis #18 – 20 – Dark Chimarra sp.

Flows and Temps as of 8:00 AM:
Click on the gauge below to view the latest update

Flow Temp
West Branch at Stilesville, NY 582 cfs 42°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 1,410 cfs 52°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 425 cfs 55°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 1,400 cfs 60°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 2,150 cfs 62°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 876 cfs N/A
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 400 cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge 56°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 456 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 95.3%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 96.8%

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Delaware River Report / Conditions June 20, 2015

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We had a little more sun yesterday but the water temps and flows held up nicely.  Isonychias, sulphurs, and cahills made up the mayfly menu with some dark caddis thrown into the mix for good measure.  The sun pushed most of the dry fly action back to primetime on sections of the river.  There has been some daytime activity in areas and nymphing has been effective during the down time.  Today looks like a great day with an air temp reaching 70 with clouds and some light rain during the day.  Winds will be light around 5 -7 mph.  It looks like a good olive day.  We have more rain in the forecast overnight and tomorrow which should be great for the system.
Found- a fly box near the bench at the Indian Country (Barking Dog) access in Deposit.  Email flyfish@thedelawareriverclub.com if you’ve lost one recently.

 

Andy with a nice rainbow yesterday.  Photo by David Burgher

Andy with a nice rainbow yesterday. Photo by David Burgher

Hatching:
Slate Drake #12-2xl – Isonychia bicolor
Sulphur #18-20 – E. dorothea
Light Cahills #14 – various steno species (invaria, etc)
PED / Pink Lady #14 – E. vitreus
Large Blue Winged Olive #14 – D. cornuta
Tiny Blue Wing Olives #22-26 – Pseudo sp. (now classified as Acentrella sp.)
Charcoal Caddis #14 -16 – dark Brachycentrus sp.
Tan Caddis #16-18 – Hydrosyche sp.
Blue Winged Olives #16 – 18 – Baetis vagans
Little Black Caddis #18 – 20 – Dark Chimarra sp.

Flows and Temps as of 8:00 AM:
Click on the gauge below to view the latest update

Flow Temp
West Branch at Stilesville, NY 448 cfs 41°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 692 cfs 50°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 349 cfs 56°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 1,230 cfs 61°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 2,050 cfs 62°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 437 cfs N/A
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 400 cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge 56°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 456 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 95.3%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 96.8%

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Delaware River Report / Conditions June 19, 2015

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Yesterday’s combination of clouds, light mist, cool air, and decent flows led to some of the heaviest hatching we’ve seen this season.  Some sections of the system had great sulphur hatches mixed with some isonychias, while other sections had decent hatches of cahills and caddis.  We also saw decent numbers of olives that lasted from mid afternoon into the evening.  For a while there were almost too many bugs hatching, making your fly get lost in the mix.  Definitely carry cripple sulphurs and small olives.  If the fish are eating sulphurs just under the surface try a pheasant tail wet fly in #18 -20.
We are going to have more sun today with light winds and a chance of a small passing shower. The water temps are looking good this morning throughout most of the system.

Jared with a nice brown from yesterday.  Photo by David Burgher

Jared with a nice brown from yesterday. Photo by David Burgher

Hatching:
Slate Drake #12-2xl – Isonychia bicolor
Sulphur #18-20 – E. dorothea
Light Cahills #14 – various steno species (invaria, etc)
PED / Pink Lady #14 – E. vitreus
Large Blue Winged Olive #14 – D. cornuta
Tiny Blue Wing Olives #22-26 – Pseudo sp. (now classified as Acentrella sp.)
Charcoal Caddis #14 -16 – dark Brachycentrus sp.
Tan Caddis #16-18 – Hydrosyche sp.
Blue Winged Olives #16 – 18 – Baetis vagans
Little Black Caddis #18 – 20 – Dark Chimarra sp.

Flows and Temps as of 8:00 AM:
Click on the gauge below to view the latest update

Flow Temp
West Branch at Stilesville, NY 448 cfs 42°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 791 cfs 50°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 382 cfs 54°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 1,330 cfs 59°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 2,230 cfs 60°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 539 cfs N/A
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 400 cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge 55°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 622 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 95.3%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 96.8%

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Delaware River Report / Conditions June 18, 2015

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While there is still some color in the water the West Branch is clear enough to fish throughout it’s length. We are expecting a couple of light showers today but they shouldn’t be enough to affect the river.  We had a light mix of small sulphurs, cahills, and isonychias spread throughout the day yesterday.  It looked like a lot of the action was going to happen right at dark due to the sun.  We should have more clouds today so hopefully the hatching starts earlier.  Some of the sulphurs are #20 now so definitely carry those in your box.  The water temps stayed below 70 most of the system yesterday and the temps at the 191 Bridge are starting slightly lower this morning than yesterday.  Nymphing in Deposit has been effective and streamers are still bringing some fish to the net on the river.

Doug found one in the dark.  Photo by Bruce Miller

Doug found one in the dark. Photo by Bruce Miller

 

Hatching:
Slate Drake #12-2xl – Isonychia bicolor
Sulphur #18-20 – E. dorothea
Light Cahills #14 – various steno species (invaria, etc)
PED / Pink Lady #14 – E. vitreus
Large Blue Winged Olive #14 – D. cornuta
Tiny Blue Wing Olives #22-26 – Pseudo sp. (now classified as Acentrella sp.)
Charcoal Caddis #14 -16 – dark Brachycentrus sp.
Tan Caddis #16-18 – Hydrosyche sp.
Blue Winged Olives #16 – 18 – Baetis vagans
Little Black Caddis #18 – 20 – Dark Chimarra sp.

Flows and Temps as of 8:00 AM:
Click on the gauge below to view the latest update

Flow Temp
West Branch at Stilesville, NY 448 cfs 41°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 1,210 cfs 59°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 403 cfs 56°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 1,200 cfs 62°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 2,440 cfs 64°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 551 cfs N/A
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 400 cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge 58°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 568 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 94.8%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 96.7%

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Delaware River Report / Conditions June 17, 2015

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The Cannonsville release has been increased to 400 cfs this morning.  The rivers are dropping and beginning to clear but there is still some color in the water.  There were some bugs out yesterday, a few sulphurs, cahills, and isonychias.  Most of the fish caught yesterday were on streamers but there were some targets.  Nymphing is still best above Oquaga Creek where it is clear and low.  We are looking at warm air temps and sun today but hopefully the storms forecasted to hit us over the next few day work out and continue to fill the reservoirs.

Jim Swift with a nice fish yesterday.  Photo by Samantha Dennis

Jim Swift with a nice fish yesterday. Photo by Samantha Dennis

 

Hatching:
Slate Drake #12-2xl – Isonychia bicolor
Sulphur #16-18 – E. dorothea
Light Cahills #14 – various steno species (invaria, etc)
PED / Pink Lady #14 – E. vitreus
Large Blue Winged Olive #14 – D. cornuta
Tiny Blue Wing Olives #22-26 – Pseudo sp. (now classified as Acentrella sp.)
Charcoal Caddis #14 -16 – dark Brachycentrus sp.
Tan Caddis #16-18 – Hydrosyche sp.
Blue Winged Olives #16 – 18 – Baetis vagans
Little Black Caddis #18 – 20 – Dark Chimarra sp.

Flows and Temps as of 8:00 AM:
Click on the gauge below to view the latest update

Flow Temp
West Branch at Stilesville, NY 448 cfs 42°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 1,210 cfs 59°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 512 cfs 55°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 1,480 cfs 61°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 3,210 cfs 65°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 715 cfs N/A
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 400 cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge 59°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 778 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 94.1%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 96.1%

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Delaware River Report / Conditions June 16, 2015

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We had some more rain yesterday afternoon and again overnight but the rivers are beginning to drop this morning.  The additional rain has kept the color in the rivers but the West Branch is definitely clearer than it was yesterday afternoon.  It is wadeable and clear enough to fish in Stilesville.  The forecast is calling for a little additional rain today, right around 1/10th of an inch.  Temps are still an issue on the Mainstem, lower East Branch, and were getting warm on the lower West Branch which peaked at 66 degrees yesterday under the 191 Bridge in Hancock.  Check the river temps with a thermometer if you fish the lower sections.  The best chance of finding risers will be above Oquaga Creek again.

 

Hatching:
Slate Drake #12-2xl – Isonychia bicolor
Sulphur #16-18 – E. dorothea
Light Cahills #14 – various steno species (invaria, etc)
PED / Pink Lady #14 – E. vitreus
Large Blue Winged Olive #14 – D. cornuta
Tiny Blue Wing Olives #22-26 – Pseudo sp. (now classified as Acentrella sp.)
Charcoal Caddis #14 -16 – dark Brachycentrus sp.
Tan Caddis #16-18 – Hydrosyche sp.
Blue Winged Olives #16 – 18 – Baetis vagans
Little Black Caddis #18 – 20 – Dark Chimarra sp.

Flows and Temps as of 8:00 AM:
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Flow Temp
West Branch at Stilesville, NY 259 cfs 43°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 1,130 cfs 59°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 659 cfs 57°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 1,860 cfs 63°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 3,910 cfs 66°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 991 cfs N/A
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 244 cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge 63°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 921 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 92.9%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 95.1%

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Delaware River Report / Conditions June 15, 2015

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One of the rainstorms finally hit us!  All of the rivers in the system are high and still rising as of 6 am.  We have a lot of color in the water this morning but that should clear on the West Branch as the day goes on if we don’t get hit again.  The best news is the inflow into Cannonsville on the West Branch is 1,210 cfs and the East Branch flowing into Pepacton is 1,250 cfs.  Temps remain an issue on the Mainstem with Lordville over 70 degrees again this morning.  The Mainstem will rise for most of the day as the increased flow in the branches makes it’s way downstream.  The West Branch is wadeable this morning above Oquaga Creek with a flow of 272 cfs at Stilesville.  You should find the usual suspects up there with little olives, sulphurs, cahills, and isonychias.  Accuweather is calling for an air temp of 79 degrees today with light winds and some possible showers.

 

Finally we have water.  The WB is still wadeable above Oquaga Creek

Finally we have water. The West Branch is still wadeable above Oquaga Creek

Hatching:
Slate Drake #12-2xl – Isonychia bicolor
Sulphur #16-18 – E. dorothea
Light Cahills #14 – various steno species (invaria, etc)
PED / Pink Lady #14 – E. vitreus
Large Blue Winged Olive #14 – D. cornuta
Tiny Blue Wing Olives #22-26 – Pseudo sp. (now classified as Acentrella sp.)
Charcoal Caddis #14 -16 – dark Brachycentrus sp.
Tan Caddis #16-18 – Hydrosyche sp.
Blue Winged Olives #16 – 18 – Baetis vagans
Little Black Caddis #18 – 20 – Dark Chimarra sp.

Flows and Temps as of 8:00 AM:
Click on the gauge below to view the latest update

Flow Temp
West Branch at Stilesville, NY 272 cfs 43°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 2,473 cfs 61°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 742 cfs 59°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 1,210 cfs 66°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 1,410 cfs 71°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 825 cfs N/A
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 249 cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge 62°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 1,210 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 92.8%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 94.4%

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Delaware River Report / Conditions June 14, 2015

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The Mainstem is starting off over 70 degrees again this morning.  The lower East Branch is 67 degrees.  This is another day to leave those rivers alone and concentrate on the Upper East Branch or the West Branch. The West Branch under the 191 Bridge in Hancock peaked at 69 degrees yesterday so if you are on the lower river check the temps before you fish.
Find the cold water and you should see some sporadic daytime caddis activity mixed with an occasional sulphur.  A lot of the hatching has been coming during the last half our of light.  Some morning have even fished well with left over spinner and occasional hatches.

 

Hellgrammites are getting active offering some big food

Hellgrammites are getting active offering some big food

Hatching:
Slate Drake #12-2xl – Isonychia bicolor
Sulphur #16-18 – E. dorothea
Light Cahills #14 – various steno species (invaria, etc)
PED / Pink Lady #14 – E. vitreus
Large Blue Winged Olive #14 – D. cornuta
Tiny Blue Wing Olives #22-26 – Pseudo sp. (now classified as Acentrella sp.)
Charcoal Caddis #14 -16 – dark Brachycentrus sp.
Tan Caddis #16-18 – Hydrosyche sp.
Blue Winged Olives #16 – 18 – Baetis vagans
Little Black Caddis #18 – 20 – Dark Chimarra sp.

Flows and Temps as of 8:00 AM:
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Flow Temp
West Branch at Stilesville, NY 250 cfs 42°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 385 cfs 56°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 197 cfs 59°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 802 cfs 67°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 1,410 cfs 71°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 375 cfs N/A
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 249 cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge 63°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 170 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 92.8%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 94.4%

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Delaware River Report / Conditions June 13, 2015

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We did get some of the rain in the forecast last night but so far the flows have gone up the way we hoped.  There is a little more water in the system this morning but the water temperatures remain the same or are even a little higher. Stick to the West Branch and Upper East Branch for trout fishing today.  The gauge at Lordville is registering 71 degrees this morning with a peak of 74 degrees yesterday afternoon.  Great for smallmouth fishing, not so great for trout.  Fishs eddy is 67 degrees this morning.  Those water temps may drop slightly this morning before bottoming out and climbing again.  If you fish the lower West Branch double check the river temps with your thermometer.  The upper West and upper East will offer the best opportunities again today.  We should see the usual mix of sulphurs, cahills, and isonychias.  The heave been some caddis around offering sporadic daytime risers- especially along the shaded banks.
We have cloud cover this morning that should burn off by the afternoon.

 

Carry your Isonychia spinners at dark

Carry your Isonychia spinners at dark

 

Hatching:
Slate Drake #12-2xl – Isonychia bicolor
Sulphur #16-18 – E. dorothea
Light Cahills #14 – various steno species (invaria, etc)
PED / Pink Lady #14 – E. vitreus
Large Blue Winged Olive #14 – D. cornuta
Tiny Blue Wing Olives #22-26 – Pseudo sp. (now classified as Acentrella sp.)
Charcoal Caddis #14 -16 – dark Brachycentrus sp.
Tan Caddis #16-18 – Hydrosyche sp.
Blue Winged Olives #16 – 18 – Baetis vagans
Little Black Caddis #18 – 20 – Dark Chimarra sp.

Flows and Temps as of 8:00 AM:
Click on the gauge below to view the latest update

Flow Temp
West Branch at Stilesville, NY 250 cfs 49°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 415 cfs 56°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 216 cfs 60°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 824 cfs 67°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 1,280 cfs 71°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 503 cfs N/A
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 241 cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge 58°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 170 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 92.8%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 94.4%

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Delaware River Report / Conditions June 12, 2015

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Yesterday fished okay with some fish rising to a mix of sulphurs and a few isonychias.  Nymphing was still the best daytime option with the rivers falling and clearing.  Blind casting cahills and isos in riffles produced some fish.  The bright sun made the fish a little shy until the sun dropped.  Don’t leave the river too early since most of the dryfly action is coming in the last hour.  Sulphur and sulphur spinners are making up most of the fishing during primetime.
The Mainstem at Lordville peaked at 72 degrees yesterday and is starting off at 69 degrees at 5:45 this morning.  I would stay off the Mainstem this morning and double check the lower West and East Branches with a thermometer before fishing today.  The Upper West and East Branches will have the best temperatures and the most activity during this heat wave.

 

A nice rainbow landed yesterday.  Photo by David Burgher

A nice rainbow landed yesterday. Photo by David Burgher

 

Mitch sent us this West Branch brown he landed a couple of days ago

Mitch sent us this West Branch brown he landed a couple of days ago

Hatching:
Slate Drake #12-2xl – Isonychia bicolor
Sulphur #16-18 – E. dorothea
Light Cahills #14 – various steno species (invaria, etc)
PED / Pink Lady #14 – E. vitreus
Large Blue Winged Olive #14 – D. cornuta
Tiny Blue Wing Olives #22-26 – Pseudo sp. (now classified as Acentrella sp.)
Charcoal Caddis #14 -16 – dark Brachycentrus sp.
Tan Caddis #16-18 – Hydrosyche sp.
Blue Winged Olives #16 – 18 – Baetis vagans
Little Black Caddis #18 – 20 – Dark Chimarra sp.

Flows and Temps as of 8:00 AM:
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Flow Temp
West Branch at Stilesville, NY 250 cfs 42°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 381 cfs 56°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 206 cfs 59°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 795 cfs 66°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 1,340 cfs 69°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 374 cfs N/A
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 244 cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge 58°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 170 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 93.1%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 94.5%

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Delaware River Report / Conditions June 11, 2015

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The river flows are dropping this morning and are clearing nicely.  The West Branch looks good this morning with good clarity and decent flows.  Streamers and nymphs worked okay yesterday with the key being on the water early.  The hatching was late in the day almost at dark with a mix of sulphurs, cahills, and a few isonychias thrown into the mix.
We are probably going to lose the the Mainstem to temperatures again today.  The Lordville gauge peaked at 68 degrees last night and is starting off at 66 degrees this morning.  We are looking at bright sun, light winds, and air temps in the 80’s.  Your best bet is to stay on the West Branch or upper East Branch for the cold water.  The hatching should be better in the upper sections of river.  Use your thermometer.

 

We've been seeing some yellow sally stoneflies mixed with the mayflies

We’ve been seeing some yellow sally stoneflies mixed with the mayflies

Hatching:
Slate Drake #12-2xl – Isonychia bicolor
Sulphur #16-18 – E. dorothea
Light Cahills #14 – various steno species (invaria, etc)
PED / Pink Lady #14 – E. vitreus
Large Blue Winged Olive #14 – D. cornuta
Tiny Blue Wing Olives #22-26 – Pseudo sp. (now classified as Acentrella sp.)
Charcoal Caddis #14 -16 – dark Brachycentrus sp.
Tan Caddis #16-18 – Hydrosyche sp.
Blue Winged Olives #16 – 18 – Baetis vagans
Little Black Caddis #18 – 20 – Dark Chimarra sp.

Flows and Temps as of 8:00 AM:
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Flow Temp
West Branch at Stilesville, NY 250 cfs 42°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 435 cfs 55°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 226 cfs 58°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 924 cfs 64°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 1,630 cfs 66°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 451 cfs N/A
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 244 cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge 58°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 213 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 93.3%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 94.3%

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Delaware River Report / Conditions June 10, 2015

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Yesterday was a tough day for hatching.  The water was up and down and off color but the fish were eating streamers.  We had some additional rain last night / early this morning but the rivers are beginning to drop.  The Mainstem may rise a little more this morning before it peaks.  We do have color in the rivers today but the upper East Branch in Downsville and the West Branch above Oquaga Creek should still be low and clear.  The system should clear throughout the day as the water drops.  Accuweather is calling for bright sun, warm air temps, and very light winds today.
The cool overnight air temps and increased flow helped drop the Mainstem water temperatures.  The Main at Lordville peaked around 69 degrees yesterday afternoon.  Even though the temps are starting off at 63 degrees this morning double checks the temps this afternoon with your thermometer.

 

For the first time in a while the West Branch is at a decent level for wading and floating

For the first time in a while the West Branch is at a decent level for wading and floating

Hatching:
Slate Drake #12-2xl – Isonychia bicolor
Sulphur #16-18 – E. dorothea
Light Cahills #14 – various steno species (invaria, etc)
PED / Pink Lady #14 – E. vitreus
Large Blue Winged Olive #14 – D. cornuta
Tiny Blue Wing Olives #22-26 – Pseudo sp. (now classified as Acentrella sp.)
Charcoal Caddis #14 -16 – dark Brachycentrus sp.
Tan Caddis #16-18 – Hydrosyche sp.
Blue Winged Olives #16 – 18 – Baetis vagans
Little Black Caddis #18 – 20 – Dark Chimarra sp.

Flows and Temps as of 8:00 AM:
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Flow Temp
West Branch at Stilesville, NY 286 cfs 42°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 601 cfs 54°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 256 cfs 56°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 1,160 cfs 60°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 2,270 cfs 63°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 690 cfs N/A
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 244 cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge 58°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 355 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 93.2%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 93.8%

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