Delaware River Report / Conditions August 27, 2012

Aug 27, 2012 Comments Off by

Holy mackerel. Ok,most wouldn’t mind having caught a mackerel last night compared to what happened. Our photo today explains what happened last night:

 

 

 

 

 

NOTHING!

Yep. That’s it. It was totally dead out on the river last night, and not just in Home Pool. Talkig to everyone at Lydia’s, it was pretty obvious the river did not perform as expected. Today however, temperatures are going down, and we’ve got what looks like rain clouds outside right now. Let’s hope that’s the case, as a little bit of change would do us well!

 

Tricorythodes species – #22 male and female

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

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

Heptagenia hebe – Olive Sulphur – #16 & #18

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 420 cfs @ 47º
West Branch at Hale Eddy,NY 444 cfs @ 51º
East Branch at Harvard,NY 140 cfs @ 58º
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy,NY 264 cfs @ 66º
Mainstem at Lordville,NY 811 cfs @ 69º
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls,NY 104 cfs @ N/A
Cannonsville Reservoir Level & Release 66.2% – 400 CFS release

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