Delaware River Club: Upper Delaware River Report 8/15/10

Aug 15, 2010 Comments Off by

Weather forecasts for today are calling for scattered thunderstorms and a high of 77 degrees.  These are going to be great conditions and should produce good fishing action.  The past few days have been either overcast or mostly cloudy, and have seen a fair amount of bug activity, at least in the evenings.  The streamer bite has been really good, particularly on the West Branch, and yesterday provided good surface action as well with a good variety of insect activity.  Olives were out in the best numbers and were also joined by a fair amount of Caddis, some Sulphurs and Isos, and a pretty good number of Cahills.

FLOWS:
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 1270  cfs @ 49º
East Branch at Harvard, NY 130  cfs @ 60º
East Branch at Fishs Eddy, NY 196 cfs @ 67º
Main Stem at Lordville, NY 1530 cfs @ 60º
Main Stem at Montague, NJ 1710 cfs @ N/A
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 65 cfs @ N/Aº
Cannonsville Reservoir Level 66.3%
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 1185 cfs
FLIES:
Sulphurs (Stenonema, Stenacrons)               Size 12-14
Sulphurs (Ephemerella invaria) Size 14
Sulphurs (Ephemerella dorothea) Size 16-20
Charcoal Caddis Size 16-20
Tan Caddis Size 16-20
Blue Winged Olive (Pseudocloeon) Size 22-26
Blue Winged Olive (Ephemerella deficiens, lata, depressa) Size 18-26
Iso’s Size 12 2XL-14
Trico Size 22-26
Stoneflies Size 8 4XL

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