Delaware River Report / Conditions May 12, 2017

May 12, 2017 Comments Off by

We are still seeing a good mix of hendricksons, blue quills, and caddis.  There were a few spinners mixed in but we are still waiting for the massive blue quill and hendrickson spinner falls.  You may see some spinners mid day or early evening over the next few days.  Possibly even mixed in with the hatching duns.  Yesterday was a decent day with low wind and clouds.  We started off cool so it took a while for things to get going.  We were a bit warmer last night so most of the system is starting off a few degrees warmer today.  Today looks like another great weather day with light winds and a mix of sun with some clouds.  The flow at Harvard has dropped to 641 cfs this morning which opens up a little more water for wading.

 

Rob found an eater yesterday.  Photo by Samantha Dennis

Rob found an eater yesterday. Photo by Samantha Dennis

Hatching:
Hendrickson – #12 – 14 – Ephemerella subvaria
Blue Quill – #16 – Paraleptophlebia. adaptiva
Blue Wing Olives – #18 – Baetis sp.
Little Black Caddis – #18-20 – Chimarra sp.
Tiny Black Stonefly – #18 – Capniidae sp.
Early Brown and Black Stoneflies – #14 – 16 – Taeniopteryx spp.

Click on the gauge below for the most recent update:

West Branch at Stilesville, NY 1,450 cfs
52°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 1,840 cfs
48°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 641 cfs 47°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 1,430 cfs
49°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 4,430 cfs
51°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 652 cfs 48°
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 475 cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge  N/A 49°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 849 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 102.6%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 100.4%

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