Delaware River Report / Conditions August 14, 2017

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At some point one of the localized storms hit a feeder and the West Branch had some color in it by the afternoon.  It stayed fishable but was definitely unexpected. When the sun broke through the clouds it was definitely hot.  Hopefully people found some shaded banks to work.  The WB is looking good this morning.  The runoff has subsided and the flow at Hale Eddy is 575 cfs.  We’re mostly fishing small olives with some sulphurs mixed in.  Wunderground is forecasting a mostly cloudy sky with air temperatures in the high 70’s.  Winds should stay very low.

 

The flow at Hale Eddy is dropping back to normal

The flow at Hale Eddy is dropping back to normal

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
47°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 575 cfs
50°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 206 cfs 57°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 604 cfs
64°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 1,450 cfs
66°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 318 cfs 63°
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 500 cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge  N/A 58°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 251 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 86.9%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity

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