Delaware River Report / Conditions July 22, 2014

Jul 22, 2014 Comments Off by

We have some warmer weather coming coming in bringing some thunderstorms our way today and tomorrow.  It doesn’t look like much and some clouds and sporadic rain should help the fishing bringing the olives and Isonychias out and making the fish less wary to rise.  The sulphur hatches continue to come mid day on the Upper West Branch and the evenings have been decent on other sections.  Nymphing and streamer fishing has most productive in the early mornings before the sun hits the water.

Finding cool spinners in spider webs keep the mornings interesting

Finding cool spinners in spider webs keep the mornings interesting

Hatching:

Sulphurs #16 -20 E. dorothea

Light Cahill #14 – E. Invaria

Pale Evening Dun #14 Epeorus vitreus

Summer Stenos #12-16 various species

Tan Caddis #16 – 18- Hydrosyche sp.

Tiny Blue Wing Olives #22 – 26 – Pseudocloeon sp.

Dark Blue Winged Olive #16 -20 – E. deficiens, lata, etc.

Light Blue Winged Olive #16 -20 – E. conutella, etc

Slate Drakes #12-2xl – Isonychia bicolor

Charcoal Caddis #16-18 – Dk Brachycentrus sp.

FLOWS AS OF 8:00 AM:
West Branch at Stilesville, NY 609 cfs @ 46º
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 698 cfs @ 48º
East Branch at Harvard, NY 939 cfs @ 49º
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 1,940 cfs @ 56º
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 2,890 cfs @ 60º
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 947 cfs @ N/A

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