Delaware River Report / Conditions July 27, 2017

Jul 27, 2017 Comments Off by

The rivers are still dropping and are looking better today.  The West Branch, Upper East, and Beaverkill all look good this morning.  The lower East and Main are still off color but improving.  Olives an sulphurs are still the main fare with a few cahills and isonychias mixed in for good measure.  Tricos and a few Potomanthus are around but not in large numbers yet.  Today looks like a good olive day with great cloud cover this morning.  We may see an afternoon / early evening shower but the precipitation amounts should be negligible.  The wind forecast looks ideal peaking around 6 mph.  Swinging wets has been productive before the hatches.

 

Hatching:
Slate Drake #12-2xl – 12 – Isonychia bicolor
Sulphur – #16 – 20 – Ephemerella dorothea
Light Cahill – #14 – Ephemerella rotunda
Light Cahill – #14 – Ephemerella invaria
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 534 cfs
46°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 822 cfs
51°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 673 cfs 57°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 1,370 cfs
60°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 3,110 cfs
62°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 473 cfs 62°
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 500 cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge  N/A 58°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 520 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 91.6%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 95.3%

 

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