Delaware River Report / Conditions June 7, 2014

Jun 07, 2014 Comments Off by

Yesterday fished well from the afternoon on- lots of Gray Fox, some March Browns, Green Drakes, and Sulphurs.  The fish were looking up- even if they weren’t steady they were catch-able if you could mark them and be patient.  The system has cleared after the rain earlier in the week and everything is now wadeable and in good shape.  We have some sun predicted for today with temps around 80 degrees.  Nymphing may be the best bet during the day until we get some shade on the river or the sun drops in the late afternoon.

Nick with a nice rainbow in the dark.  Photo by Steve Shen

Nick with a nice rainbow in the dark. Photo by Steve Shen


March Brown #10 – 2xl  – S. Vicarium

Gray Fox # 12-2xl – S. Vicarium (formerly fuscum)

Sulphurs #16 -18 E. dorothea

Light Cahill #14 – E. Invaria

Pale Evening Dun #14 Epeorus vitreus

Green Drake #8-2xl E. Guttalata

Tan Caddis #16 – 18- Hydrosyche sp.

Charcoal Caddis #16-18 – Dk Brachycentrus sp.

West Branch at Stilesville, NY 494 cfs @ 44º
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 543 cfs @ 46º
East Branch at Harvard, NY 194 cfs @ 54º
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 700 cfs @ 59º
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 1,490 cfs @ 61º
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 368 cfs @ N/A


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