Delaware River Report / Conditions June 20, 2014

Jun 20, 2014 Comments Off by

We are beginning to get some reports of the normal mid day sulphur hatches but the bugs have been spotty so far.  The hatching should increase and settle in over th enext few wekks bringing us our normal summer fishing with sulphurs, Isonychias, and olives.  There were flushes of insects on the West Branch yesterday but you had to be in the right place at the right time to capitalize.  A lot of the decent fishing has been at dark or in the dark so don’t leave the river early- especially on a bright day with no wind.  The spinners have to show.

The stenos are out

The stenos are out

Hatching:

Sulphurs #16 -18 E. dorothea

Light Cahill #14 – E. Invaria

Pale Evening Dun #14 Epeorus vitreus

Tan Caddis #16 – 18- Hydrosyche sp.

Tiny Blue Wing Olives #22 – 26 – Pseudocloeon sp.

Slate Drakes #12-2xl – Isonychia bicolor

Charcoal Caddis #16-18 – Dk Brachycentrus sp.

 

FLOWS AS OF 8:00 AM:
West Branch at Stilesville, NY 494 cfs @ 45º
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 659 cfs @ 49º
East Branch at Harvard, NY 295 cfs @ 56º
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 1,080 cfs @ 62º
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 2,070 cfs @ 64º
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 568 cfs @ N/A

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