Delaware River Report / Conditions July 13, 2017

Jul 13, 2017 Comments Off by

It looks like most of yesterday’s rain feel above Cannonsville.  The flow at Walton jumped to 748 cfs this morning while the flow below the dam remains around 400 cfs.  The fog made it tough last night but there were some fish eating the olives.  Nymphing seemed to be a better choice during the day although there were some sulphurs mixed in too.  We may see some thunderstorms today but most of them have been going north of us (like last night).  The rivers look fine this morning.  The water temperature on the West Branch is great starting off at 58 degrees this morning at the 191 Bridge.  The lower East Branch, lower Beaverkill, and Mainstem are all too warm to fish for trout. Mainstem temperatures are looking good for smallmouth around Callicoon.

Hatching:
Slate Drake #12-2xl – 12 – Isonychia bicolor
Sulphur – #16 – 20 – Ephemerella dorothea
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 365 cfs
45°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 439 cfs
49°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 179 cfs 58°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 536 cfs
67°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 962 cfs
68°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 201 cfs 68°
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 398 cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge  N/A 58°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 748 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 92%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 96.3%

 

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