Delaware River Report / Conditions April 30, 2017

Apr 30, 2017 Comments Off by

The release from Cannonsville Reservoir has been decreased to 996 cfs.  While there have been a few people wading the West the lower water will open up a few more areas today.  Overall the water is still dropping throughout the system and water temperatures look great this morning.  Yesterday was a mixed bag with some people finding fish on hendricksons, some on caddis, and some throwing streamers.  Look for the warmest water temperatures to find the best hatching.  We are finding a few ble quill and hendrickson spinners on the door in the morning too.  Today will be a little cooler with air temps in the low 60’s with good cloud cover.  winds will pick up in the afternoon as a front comes in.  Luckily the trees are beginning to leaf out so there may be some spots offering a little more protection today.  There is a chance of a thunderstorm so bring your raincoat.

 

George landed this well fed brown yesterday

George landed this well fed brown yesterday

Hatching:
Hendrickson – #12 – 14 – Ephemerella subvaria
Blue Quill – #16 – Paraleptophlebia. adaptiva
Quill Gordon – #14 – Epeorus pluralis
Blue Wing Olives – #18 – Baetis sp.
Little Black Caddis – #18-20 – Chimarra sp.
Tiny Black Stonefly – #18 – Capniidae sp.
Early Brown and Black Stoneflies – #14 – 16 – Taeniopteryx spp.

Click on the gauge below for the most recent update:

West Branch at Stilesville, NY 888 cfs
42°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 1,100 cfs
43°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 425 cfs 48°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 1,050 cfs
53°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 3,130 cfs
51°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 470 cfs 54°
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 996 cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge  N/A 44°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 639 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 100.4%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity

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