Delaware River Report / Conditions August 13, 2012

Aug 13, 2012 Comments Off by

As predicted, the Tricos came out in force yesterday morning, right around the time the blog published, and continued for a little over an hour, when the wind blew them back into the foliage. I  just stepped outside to see if they were massing yet, and they are lit up  in the sun over Home Pool, just waiting to fall! That will likely be our morning action for the day, as there is very little cloud coverage predicted. The upside is that we are starting with slightly cooler temps this morning, and the ambient air temp shouldn’t get too high today (supposed to stay under 80). Let’s see what happens!

Can you say TOAD!? Photo courtesy of Jeff Biller

Tricorythodes species – #22 male and female

Ephemerella dorthea – Sulphurs – #16 (sporadic), #18 & #20

Isonychia bicolor – Isos – #12-2XL and BIGGER!

Potomanthus distinctus – Golden Drake – #12-2xl (sporadic)

Ephemerella pseudocloeon- Tiny BWO- #22-26

Epeorus vitreus – Pale Evening Dun – (Female) -#14 (sporadic)

Epeorus vitreus – Light Cahill – (Male)- #14 (sporadic)

Ephemerella invaria – Large Sulphurs / Light Cahills – #14 (waning)

Ephemerella deficiens- Dark. BWO -#12-20 (when cloudy)

Ephemerella attenuata- Light BWO- #16-20 (when cloudy)

Hydropsyche- Tan Caddis- #18

Ryacophilia- Olive Caddis- #16

Baetis species – #18 & #20 (when cloudy)

FLOWS AS OF 8:00 AM:
West Branch at Stilesville, NY 345 cfs @ 47º
West Branch at Hale Eddy,NY 366 cfs @ 52º
East Branch at Harvard,NY 143 cfs @ 60º
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy,NY 344 cfs @ 69º
Mainstem at Lordville,NY 876 cfs @ 70º
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls,NY 157 cfs @ N/A
Cannonsville Reservoir Level & Release 71.6% – 325 CFS release

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