Delaware River Report / Conditions July 10, 2017

Jul 10, 2017 Comments Off by

The release from Cannonsville has been increased to 699 cfs this morning.  Water temperatures are in good shape on the entire West Branch and Upper East Branch.  There were some fish rising in yesterday’s sun but things picked up after the clouds rolled in and the sund dropped a bit in the evening.  Sulphurs and little olives were the main bugs with a few isonychias and cahills here and there.  Nymphing deeper drop offs has been productive during the day.  Today looks like another good day on the water with sun early changing to some clouds in the afternoon.  We may see a very brief, light rain shower later but it shouldn’t change the flows.

 

699 cfs is still good for wading and floating.  and it's great for the river!

699 cfs is still good for wading and floating. and it’s great for the river!

Hatching:
Slate Drake #12-2xl – 12 – Isonychia bicolor
Sulphur – #16 – 20 – Ephemerella dorothea
Brown Drakes #10-2xl – Ephemera simulans
Light Cahill – #14 – Ephemerella rotunda
Light Cahill – #14 – Ephemerella invaria
Pale Evening Dun / Pink Lady – #14 – Epeorus vitreus
Little BWO – #22 – 26- Pseudocloeon sp.
Blue Wing Olives – #18 – Baetis sp.
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 704 cfs
45°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 704 cfs
46°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 162 cfs 58°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 473 cfs
67°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 1,250 cfs
65°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 169 cfs 65°
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 699 cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge  N/A 59°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 180 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 94.7%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 96.9%

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