Delaware River Report / Conditions October 12, 2021

Oct 12, 2021 No Comments by

No change in the Cannonsville release so the flow at Stilesville is 863 cfs.  There are some places to wade at the current level.  We can’t get data to pull up for most of the gauges this morning but the flows are dropping so slowly on most rivers it doesn’t really matter.  We shouldn’t see any significant rain over the next couple of days so the fishing shouldn’t change much either.  Most people are still fishing nymphs or streamers early in the day and switching to dry flies in the afternoon.  Olives, Heptagenia, and some Isonychias make up the bulk of the mayflies.  The bushes are full of caddis.

What’s Hatching:
Olive Sulphur – #18 – 20 – Heptagenia hebe
Light Cahill – #14 – Stenocron spp. , E. invaria
Slate Drake – #12-2xl – 12 – Isonychia bicolor
Tiny Blue Wing Olive – #20 – 24 – Pseudocloeon sp.
Blue Wing Olives – #16 – 20 – D. deficiens, lata
Light Blue Wing Olives - #16 – 20 – E. cornutella, attenuata
Tan Caddis – #16 – 18 – Hydropsyche sp.

Click on the gauge below for the most recent update:

West Branch at Stilesville, NY 863 cfs
56°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 1,090 cfs
56°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 847 cfs 48°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 1,700 cfs 53°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 3,010 cfs 58°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 643 cfs 56°
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 860 cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge N/A 60°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 499 cfs
59°
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 87.2%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 92.7%

 

 

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