Delaware River Report / Conditions August 1, 2018

Aug 01, 2018 Comments Off by

We woke up to some light rain this morning.  Wunderground is predicting the total rainfall of 1/2″ to fall over the course of the day.  Some of the afternoon rain will be in scattered thunderstorms so we’ll have to wait and see if they hit us or hit 10 miles away.  So far everything looks good and it’s feels like a good fishing day.  Winds from the south 5  10 mph.  Yesterday was a mix of clouds and sun.  The sulphurs hatched on the upper West with a mix of olives and isonychias.  We are seeing a few more caddis in the air so keep an eye out for those now too.   It looks like we’ll have clouds and light rain for the next few days setting us up for a good weekend.

 

chunky brown landed after dark this week

chunky brown landed after dark this week

Hatching:
Sulphur – #16 -20 – E. dorothea
Light Cahill – #14 – 16 – S. ithaca & canadense
Isonychia – #12-2xl – 12 – Isonychia bicolor
Light Blue Winged Olives – #16 – 20 – E. attenuata
Dark Blue Winged Olives – #18 – 22 – E. lata
Tiny Blue Wing Olives #20 – 26 – Psuedo sp.
Tricos – #22 – 24 – Tricorythodes
Green Caddis – #16 – Ryacophila sp.
Dark Blue Sedge #14- Psilotreta sp.
Spotted Sedge #16 – Hydropsyche sp.
Tan Caddis #14 – 16 – Hydropsyche sp.

There is construction on Winterdale Road. A short stretch is closed near the Methodist Camp between us and Hancock. We have detours listed on our website here:  http://thedelawareriverclub.com/welcome-to-the-drc/getting-here/

Click on the gauge below for the most recent update:

West Branch at Stilesville, NY 582 cfs 45°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 648 cfs 49°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 235 cfs 58°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 848 cfs 65°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 1,580 cfs 65°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 403 cfs 64°
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 530 cfs Chart 4G on the FFMP
West Branch at 191 Bridge N/A 58°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 410 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 89.1%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 93.6%

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