Delaware River Report / Conditions April 11, 2019

Apr 11, 2019 Comments Off by

Yesterday was a tough one out there.  The air temp hovered in the low 40’s with only a brief period of sun in the late afternoon.  The wind added to the chill.  There were some olives out and a few people had dry fly shots but overall it was a streamer / nymph day.  Things are improving beginning today.  We’ll see warmer air temps and may even see 70 degrees on Saturday.  We have some weekend rain in the forecast but the amounts change every time we check.  So far it looks like they are reducing the amount expected.

 

Water temps should improve along with the fishing over the next couple of days

Water temps should improve along with the fishing over the next couple of days

Hatching:
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Tiny Stonefly-  #18- Capniidae spp.
Early Brown and Black Stoneflies - #14 -16  – Taeniopteryx spp.
Blue Wing Olives  – #16 – 18 – Baetis vagans
Little Black Caddis – #18 – 20 – Chimarra

Click on the gauge below for the most recent update:

West Branch at Stilesville, NY 741 cfs 38°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 999 cfs 40°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 617 cfs 38°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 2,180 cfs 41°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 3,920 cfs 42°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 1,280 cfs 39°
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 727 cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge N/A 40°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 962 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 98.9%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 99.5%

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