Delaware River Report / Conditions June 10, 2016

Jun 10, 2016 Comments Off by

Another chilly night means the water temperatures continue to stay cool even though the levels are dropping. The air temperatures are starting to rise and we will have some decent wind to contend with this afternoon. The release from Cannonsville remains at 500 cfs so the West Branch and upper Main Stem are both wade and boat friendly. We’re still seeing good numbers of Sulphurs, Isonychia, Stenos and Light Blue Winged Olives.

Geoff with a beautiful brown and a good cigar. Photo by Bob Lewis

Geoff with a beautiful brown and a good cigar. Photo by Bob Lewis

Slate Drake – 12-2xl- Isonychia bicolor
Green Drakes – 8-2xl – 10-2xl – E. Guttalata
Brown Drakes – 10-2xl- E. simulans
March Browns – #10-2xl – Maccaffertium vicarium (formerly Stenonema vicarium)
Gray Fox #12-2xl- Maccaffertium vicarium (formerly Stenonema fuscum)
Pink Lady – #14 – Epeorus vitreus
Sulphur – #16-18 – E dorothea
Light Blue Winged Olive – #14 E. cornuta
Tan Caddis – #16 – 20 – Hydropsyche spp.
Dark Brachycentrus sp. – #14 – 18 – Dark Grannom
Little Black Caddis #18 – 20 – Chimarra sp.
Blue Winged Olives #16 – 18 – Baetis vagans (updated name: Baetis tricaudatus)

West Branch at Stilesville, NY 502 cfs
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 637 cfs
East Branch at Harvard, NY 209 cfs 52°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 531 cfs 55°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 1,310 cfs 57°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 248 cfs N/A
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 500 cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge  N/A 52°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 225 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 96.3%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 98.1%


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