Delaware River Report / Conditions May 27, 2019

May 27, 2019 Comments Off by

It sounds like most people had a great day yesterday.  Another day with lots of caddis, small hendricksons, and march brown / gray fox.  We had a very beif storm come through in the afternoon and the fishing really seemed to pick up after that.  We didn’t get too much rain and all of the rivers in the system are falling.  There are now really good wade opportunities on all the rivers and floating is still fine on most of them.  We may see a little more sunshine today with the air temp reaching the low 70’s.  Wind 8 -10 mph from the North.  It looks like a great day to be on the water.

 

Michael Johnson did well yesterday.  Pat Giordano photo

Michael Johnson did well yesterday. Pat Giordano photo

Hatching:
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Dark Hendrickson  – #16 – E. X (male & female)
Dark Hendrickson  – #14 – E. subvaria (male)
Light Hendrickson
– #12 -14 – E. subvaria (female)
March Brown – #10- 2xl – Maccaffertium vicarium (Stenonema vicarium)
Gray Fox – 12-2xl – Maccaffertium vicarium (Stenonema fuscum)
Apple Caddis – #16 – 18 – Brachycentrus sp.
Dark Grannom – #16 – Dark Brachycentrus sp.
Tan Caddis – #16 – 18 – Hydropsyche sp.
Blue Wing Olives  – #16 – 18 – Baetis vagans
Little Black Caddis – #18 – 20 – Chimarra

Click on the gauge below for the most recent update:

West Branch at Stilesville, NY 701 cfs 48°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 958 cfs 48°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 303 cfs 52°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 1,160 cfs 57°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 2,570 cfs 58°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 477 cfs 57°
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 571 cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge N/A 53°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 698 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 101.8%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 99.1%

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