Delaware River Report / Conditions June 15, 2013

Jun 15, 2013 Comments Off by

As we thought yesterday, the water definitely cleared up, but certainly did not drop significantly. The West Branch at Hale has been holding steady around 3,000 cfs since yesterday morning, and looks to be doing the same for the day today. The amount of water coming over the dam is gradually increasing as the big push from Walton makes its way down. This will settle as the weekend progresses, and we will start to see the flow decrease in a more normal manner. That being said, if you have a boat, now is a GREAT time to head out with streamers. It was a pretty decent day out on the West yesterday, and with the clarity improving, it can only get better today.

Let 'em go to catch them again! Photo: Jeff White

Let ‘em go to catch them again! Photo: Jeff White

What’s Hatching:

Isonychia bicolor – Iso – Slate Drake – #12-2XL

Stenonema fuscum – Grey Fox – #12-2xl – sporadic

Hydropysche species – Tan Caddis – #16 & #18

Chimarra species – Charcoal Caddis – #16 & #18

Epeorus vitreus – PED, Pink Lady – #14

Pseudocloeon species – BWO – #22 – sporadic

Ephemerella invaria- Sulphurs – #14

Ephemerella dorthea – Sulphurs – #16

Current Flow Conditions:

FLOWS AS OF 8:00 AM:
West Branch at Stilesville, NY 2,470 cfs @ 63º
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 3,030 cfs @ 58º
East Branch at Harvard, NY 5,180 cfs @ 59º
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 8,670 cfs @ 57º
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 14,100 cfs @ 59º
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 2,800 cfs @ N/A
Cannonsville Reservoir Level & Release 102.3% – 600 CFS release

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