Delaware River Report / Conditions August 20, 2018

Aug 20, 2018 Comments Off by

Both Cannonsville and Pepacton Reservoirs are spilling.  The Cannonsville spill is hot at Stilesville until it mixes with the colder release and runoff and cools down to 61 degrees at Hale Eddy.  The river is clearing up and there is no rain in the forecast today.  We do have 1/4″ in the forecast tomorrow but the rest of the week looks clear.

Give it a few days for the runoff and spill to subside.  If you do come today check the water temps, be in a boat, and make sure whoever is rowing knows what they’re doing.

 

Part of the Iron fly and Get Trashed Crew.

Part of the Iron fly and Get Trashed Crew.

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.
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 3,140 cfs 75°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 4,420 cfs 61°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 4,180 cfs 72°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 6,730 cfs 69°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 12,600 cfs 66°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 1,290 cfs 62°
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 1,500 cfs Chart 4G on the FFMP
West Branch at 191 Bridge N/A 62°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 2,280 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 97.9%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 100.8%

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