Delaware River Report / Conditions July 2, 2017

Jul 02, 2017 Comments Off by

Once again it seems most of the big storms brushed us as they slid north of us.  We had a couple heavy showers but they ended up being very short lived.  Most of the precipitation seemed to soak right into the ground and everything looks fine in Hancock this morning.  We had the usual mix of bugs with a few more olives out there.  We did have a few periods of sunshine but luckily they were brief and the clouds were around most of the day.  Today looks like another good day to be on the water.  We should have some clouds come in by early afternoon with rain only totalling 0.18″.  If the forecast is close to being correct today it should fish well.  The release from Cannonsville is 699 cfs.

 

Ken with a nice brown yesterday.  Photo by Samantha Dennis

Ken with a nice brown yesterday. Photo by Samantha Dennis

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.
Light BWO – #14 – Drunella cornuta (previously Ephemerella cornuta)
Blue Wing Olives – #18 – Baetis sp.
Dark Blue Sedge – #14 – Psilotreta spp.
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 841 cfs
48°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 219 cfs 58°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 841 cfs
65°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 1,690 cfs
63°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 390 cfs 65°
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 699 cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge  N/A 52°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 368 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 97.9%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 98.1%

 

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