Delaware River Club: Upper Delaware River Report August 12,2010

Aug 12, 2010 Comments Off by

Scattered thunder storms will be passing through the area today. With the chance of showers comes good overcast and less direct sunlight. With less sunlight the river temps stay cooler and there is a better chance that you will find rising fish. Today looks like it is going to be a great day to be on the water. We had our first reports of white flies as well as golden drakes on the Main Stem. Tricos are still around nearly every morning on the lower West Branch and the upper Main Stem. In addition to these flies, plan on seeing plenty of BWO’s throughout the day along with sulphurs and sparse isonychias. The upper Main Stem should be at a good level for wade fisherman as well anyone looking to float. Water levels on the West Branch are still high so wade fishermen proceed with caution.

West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 1350  cfs @ 48º
East Branch at Harvard, NY 130  cfs @ 61º
East Branch at Fishs Eddy, NY 205 cfs @ 70º
Main Stem at Lordville, NY 1440 cfs @ 61º
Main Stem at Montague, NJ 2000 cfs @ N/A
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 69 cfs @ N/Aº
Cannonsville Reservoir Level 69.4%
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 1258 cfs
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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