Delaware River Report / Conditions May 3, 2011

May 03, 2011 Comments Off by

The rivers are coming down, and our guys had some GREAT fishing yesterday on the West Branch and Main Stem – the water is dropping, and the bugs are popping. Let’s hope that the rain in the forecast doesn’t bring it up too much!

Steve Lynch
Steve Lynch with a GREAT West Branch Brown. Photo by: Bruce Miller

 

Mike also caught his FIRST fish on a fly yesterday! Great Job! Photo by: Bruce Miller

Hatches:

Emphermerella subvaria (Light and Dark Hendricksons) #12 -14

Paraleptophelbia adoptiva (blue quill)- #16 – #18

Epeorus pluralis (Quill Gordon) #14

Taeniopteryx fasciata – Brown Stoneflies #12-14

Chimarra – Little black Caddis #16-18

Baetis vagans – blue winged olives #16-18

FLOWS:
West Branch at Stilesville, NY 2,800 cfs @ 50º
West Branch at Hale Eddy,NY
3,210 cfs @ 50º
East Branch at Harvard, NY 2,080 cfs @ 48º
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 4,570  cfs @ 49º
Mainstem at Lordville, NY
7,630 cfs @ 51º
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 1,190  cfs @ N/A
Cannonsville Reservoir Level & Release 105.9% – 200 CFS

 

Hale Eddy

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