Delaware River Report / Conditions June 12, 2019

Jun 12, 2019 Comments Off by

The wind was a killer yesterday.  While a few protected areas had some fish sporadically eating on top it was really a nymphing / wet fly day until dark.  Even the caddis stayed in the bushes until dark.  The river flows are quickly dropping back to normal levels.  Even the Beaverkill at Cooks Falls is wadeable this morning at 761 cfs.  The weather looks better too with 71 degrees, wind 10 mph from the South, and partly cloudy skies.  There are still some march browns and gray fox around – plus people are running into coffin flies at night.  The green drakes may be hatching at night but every day is different so definitely have a few on you.  Cahiils, sulphurs, and caddis should also be on the water today.

 

Stilesville has stayed steady despite the rain

Stilesville has stayed steady despite the rain

Hatching:
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Sulphur  – #16 – 18 – E. dorothea
Light Cahill – #14 – E. vitreus, S. ithaca & canadense, E. rotunda
March Brown – #10- 2xl – Maccaffertium vicarium (Stenonema vicarium)
Gray Fox – 12-2xl – Maccaffertium vicarium (Stenonema fuscum)
Green Drake
– # 8 -2xl – E. guttulata
Light Blue Winged Olive
– #14 – D. cornuta
Dark Blue Sedge – #14 – Psilotetra sp.
Tan Caddis – #16 – 18 – Hydropsyche sp.
Yellow Sally – #14 – Isoperla sp.
Blue Wing Olives  – #16 – 18 – Baetis vagans
Tiny Blue Winged Olives - #22 – 26- Pseudo sp.

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West Branch at Stilesville, NY 597 cfs 45°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 676 cfs 48°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 362 cfs 54°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 1,410 cfs 58°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 2,790 cfs 60°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 761 cfs 56°
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 500 cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge N/A 55°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 688 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 98.6%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 100.1%

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