Delaware River Report / Conditions August 26, 2018

Aug 26, 2018 Comments Off by

We had decent clouds most of yesterday  with the sun breaking through in the late afternoon.  Olives and isonychias were the main hatches but there were flying ants on the water and the fish were eating them.  Streamers are still producing for some people but seem to be working better on overcast days.  Switch colors and sizes until you start finding fish.  Today should be similar without the afternoon sun.  There is a slight chance of a pm shower but the forecasted amount is negligible.  The flows are still dropping throughout the system and people are finding spots to wade.

 

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 1,470 cfs 49°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 1,810 cfs 49°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 840 cfs 49°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 1,660 cfs 57°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 3,620 cfs 57°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 564 cfs 60°
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 1,500 cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge N/A 51°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 601 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 100.9%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 100.3%

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