Delaware River Report / Conditions May 8, 2014

May 08, 2014 Comments Off by

Yesterday was a good day all around.  The hatches were a healthy mix of Blue Quills, Hendricksons, Little Black Caddis, and lots of Apple Caddis starting to show on the lower river.  The best part was no wind!  Today looks even better with light rain, light wind,  and warm air temps.

In the dark on the Main.  Photo by Bob Lewis

Justin in the dark on the Main. Photo by Bob Lewis

Hatching:

Light Hendrickson #12 – E. subvaria

Dark Hendrickson #14 – E. Subvaria

Blue Quill #16 – Paralep sp.

Blue Winged Olives #16 – 18 – Baetis vagans

Quill Gordon #14 -Epeorus pluralis

Little Black Caddis #18-20 – Chimarra sp.

Tiny Black Stoneflies #18 – Capniadae sp.

Early Black and Brown Stoneflies #14 – 16 Taeniopteryx sp.

FLOWS AS OF 8:00 AM:
West Branch at Stilesville, NY 441 cfs @ 44º
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 616 cfs @ 46º
East Branch at Harvard, NY 451 cfs @ 48º
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 1,130 cfs @ 50º
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 2,110 cfs @ 51º
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 568 cfs @ N/A

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