Delaware River Report / Conditions August 11, 2017

Aug 11, 2017 Comments Off by

Today looks like a really good day to be on the water.  We have cloud cover already.  Winds should be light and stay under 10 mph.  There is a chance of a couple storms moving through but so far there isn’t much on the radar.  Wunderground is showing the best potential for storms is overnight so hopefully we will keep the clouds, low wind, and maybe a light rain.  The aair temperature is staying in the 70’s today.  It definitely looks like an olive day but we’ve been seeing decent sulphurs and cahills on these types of days so have those patterns handy.  Golden Drakes are showing here and there too.  The overcast sky should help the nymphing on the lower West Branch before the hatching starts.

 

Ed has been having a good Summer on the Delaware

Ed has been having a good few days on the Delaware

Hatching:
Slate Drake #12-2xl – 12 – Isonychia bicolor
Sulphur – #16 – 20 – Ephemerella dorothea
Golden Drake – 12-2xl – Potomanthus distinctus
Light Cahill – #14 – Summer Sulphurs, Stenocron spp.
Little BWO – #22 – 26- Pseudocloeon sp.
Blue Wing Olives – #18 – Baetis sp.
Tricos – #22 – 26 – Tricorythodes
White Flies – #12-2xl – Ephoron lukon
Little Tan Sedge – #16 – 18 – Glossosoma sp.
Green Caddis – #16 – Ryacophilia sp.
Tan Caddis #16 – 18 – Hydropsyche spp.

Click on the gauge below for the most recent update:

West Branch at Stilesville, NY 518 cfs
46°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 547 cfs
49°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 209 cfs 58°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 425 cfs
66°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 1,180 cfs
66°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 154 cfs 65°
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 500 cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge  N/A 57°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 164 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 87.3%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 92.3%

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