Delaware River Report / Conditions June 10, 2018

Jun 10, 2018 No Comments by

A landing net found on the Upper Mainstem was turned in.  If you’re missing one send us and email flyfish@thedelawareriverclub.com

We’re hearing mixed reports from yesterday.  The bright sun and warmer weather seems to have moved the main hatches into the evening.  There are still caddis and a few mayflies offering some daytime opportunities but nymphing and swinging wet flies in the riffles should produce best when the sun in out.  The flows throughout the system are about the same as yesterday morning and the river temps are all starting off only a degree or two lower than than yesterday morning.  The last few days have been described as “mostly cloud” by Wunderground.  We basically had a periods of sun and come cloud cover.  Today they describe as “cloudy” so hopefully the sun doesn’t show.  There are still a lot of different bugs on the water so be prepared.  Some sections are still seeing Coffin Flies at night so definitely carry a few of those just in case they hit the water.

 

Les finding one in the bright sun over the weekend

Les finding one in the bright sun over the weekend

Hatching:
Sulphur – #16 – E. dorothea
Green Drake – #8-2xl – E. guttalata
March Brown #10-2xl – Maccaffertium vicarium
Gray Fox #12-2xl –  Maccaffertium vicarium (formerly S. fuscum)
Light Cahill – #14 – 16 – S. ithaca & canadense
PED / Pink Lady – #14 – Eperorus vitreus
Isonychia – #12-2xl – 12 – Isonychia bicolor
Blue Wing Olives #16 – 18 – Baetis vagans
Tiny Blue Wing Olives #20 – 26 – Psuedo sp.
Dark Blue Sedge #14- Psilotreta sp.
Spotted Sedge #16 – Hydropsyche sp.

There is construction on Winterdale Road.  A short stretch is closed near the Methodist Camp between us and Hancock.  We have detours listed on our website here:  http://thedelawareriverclub.com/welcome-to-the-drc/getting-here/
Click on the gauge below for the most recent update:

West Branch at Stilesville, NY 510 cfs 43°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 529 cfs 45°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 194 cfs 53°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 506 cfs 60°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 1,280 cfs 61°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 237 cfs 59°
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 460 cfs  
West Branch at 191 Bridge N/A 52°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 159 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 98.1%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 99%

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