Delaware River Report / Conditions June 7, 2019

Jun 07, 2019 No Comments by

Yesterday was a mix of periods that fished well and some dead time.  The odd part is some of the best fishing was mid morning.  Possibly the sun breaking through at times slowed things down.  By evening things settled down and the bugs came as the sun dropped.  Overall is was a good day with a lot of decent fish landed.  We are seeing a lot of bugs on the water with caddis, cahills, sulphurs, and gray fox making up the most food.  A few green drakes have been spotted but so far we haven’t seen fishable numbers of those- they can’t be too far off.  Today we should see the air temp in the high 70’s, a partly cloudy sky, and wind 5- 10 from the North.  A comfortable day to be on the water.  Wading levels are still great with decent enough flows for floating.

 

Lori with her first fly rod fish.  Bob Lewis photo

Lori with her first fly rod fish. Bob Lewis photo

Rob with a good evening fish.  Samantha Dennis poto

Rob with a good evening fish. Samantha Dennis poto

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.

Click on the gauge below for the most recent update:

West Branch at Stilesville, NY 597 cfs 44°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 709 cfs 48°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 200 cfs 54°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 790 cfs 59°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 1,870 cfs 59°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 384 cfs 58°
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 500 cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge N/A 53°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 590 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 99.3%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 99.5%

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