Delaware River Report / Conditions May 6, 2011

May 06, 2011 Comments Off by

A clear, cool night has brought the river temps down a bit, but the bright sun forecast today should get us back into the 50s early in the day. Both the main stem and West Branch were FULL of bugs yesterday, but unfortunately few risers. The flows have stabilized, so now that the fish are acclimated, we should be in good shape! That being said, here were yesterday’s results:

Pete Weiland with a fantastic WB Brown! Photo by: Wiley Paul

Sam Rupp releases a Main Stem Brown. Photo by: Allen Rupp


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

West Branch at Stilesville, NY 3,560 cfs @ 48º
West Branch at Hale Eddy,NY
4,310 cfs @ 43º
East Branch at Harvard, NY 2,770 cfs @ 41º
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 4,930  cfs @ 42º
Mainstem at Lordville, NY
10,300 cfs @ 46º
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 1,170  cfs @ N/A
Cannonsville Reservoir Level & Release 103.6% – 200 CFS


Hale Eddy

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