Delaware River Club: Upper Delaware River Report July 29, 2010

Jul 29, 2010 Comments Off by

With thunderstorms in the forecast for two of the next three days, we should get a break from the blazing summer sun.  Today’s forecast shows some clouds throughout the day with isolated thunderstorms during part of the afternoon. Temperatures for this weekend are going to be cooler than the upper 80’s and 90’s that we have been seeing. Cooler overnight temperatures and overcast skies can do wonders when it comes to cooling down the river. Until the Lower West Branch cools down a little, you are going to want to stay higher up on the west. Check water Temperatures often and if you are getting readings of 66-68 or higher, you are better off moving up the river in search of cooler water.

West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 427  cfs @ 54º
East Branch at Harvard, NY 137  cfs @ 62º
East Branch at Fishs Eddy, NY 254  cfs @ 71º
Main Stem at Lordville, NY 662 cfs @ 73º
Main Stem at Montague, NJ 1810 cfs @ N/A
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 137 cfs @ N/Aº
Cannonsville Reservoir Level 78.9 %
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 325 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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