Delaware River Report / Conditions August 25, 2018

Aug 25, 2018 Comments Off by

The release from Cannonsville is 1,500 cfs with 85 cfs still spilling over the top of the dam.  The flows are still dropping throughout the system.  There is no real rain in the forecast so we should see all of the rivers continue to drop over the next few days.  The releases will likely remain high for a while to drop the reservoir levels.  A lot of people are throwing streamers but we’re seeing more fish rise as the water drops.  Mostly blue wing olives with a few isonychias mixed in.  Today looks like another day in the 70’s with some sun and clouds mixed.  Winds will stay under 10 mph from the South.

 

Patrick making it work in the sun yesterday.  Photo by Bob Lewis

Patrick making it work in the sun yesterday. Photo by Bob Lewis

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 1,630 cfs 55°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 2,000 cfs 51°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 979 cfs 53°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 1,920 cfs 59°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 4,260 cfs 59°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 562 cfs 60°
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 1,500 cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge N/A 54°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 728 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 100.9%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 100.3%

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