Delaware River Report / Conditions April 9, 2019

Apr 09, 2019 No Comments by

The rain held off yesterday and the sun came and went with the clouds.  It turned into a beautiful afternoon to be on the water.  Most people are still nymphing and throwing streamers early and then looking for rising fish in the afternoon.  We’re still seeing olives, little black caddis and stoneflies.  The last few days of warm weather has really helped the water temps.  That should help push the bugs improving the dry fly fishing.  Today looks like another warm one with the air temp hitting 60 degrees.  We  may see a thunderstorm or two with some rain around 1/4″.  The release from Cannonsville has been dropped back slightly to 774 cfs.

 

Jeremy with a rainbow from Sunday

Jeremy with a rainbow from Sunday

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 (light hatching)
Little Black Caddis – #18 – 20 – Chimarra

Click on the gauge below for the most recent update:

West Branch at Stilesville, NY 817 cfs 39°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 1,130 cfs 42°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 714 cfs 43°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 2,600 cfs 45°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 4,430 cfs 46°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 1,630 cfs 42°
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 774 cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge N/A 43°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 1,100 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 98.8%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 99.4%

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