Delaware River Report / Conditions October 14, 2017

Oct 14, 2017 Comments Off by

We were staring at graphs all day wondering where they thought the water was going to come from or when they were going to increase the Cannonsville release.  It was another Yo Yo move.  The release is now 853 cfs to help meet the Montague Flow Target.  We had decent cloud cover for most of yesterday with some very, very light precipitation in the evening.  People landed fish on isonychias, caddis, and tiny olives.  We heard it was the most isonychias people had seen in a while.  Today is going to be warmer with more sun.  The hatches should remain the same.  Streamers become an option again in the higher West Branch flows.

Hatching:

Slate Drake #12 – 14 – Isonychia bicolor
Light Cahill – #14 – Summer SulphursStenocron spp.
Little BWO – #22 – 26- Pseudocloeon sp.
Blue Wing Olives – #18 – Baetis sp.
Olive Sulphur – #18 – 20 – Heptagenia hebe
Little Tan Sedge – #16 – 18 – Glossosoma sp.
Green Caddis – #16 – Ryacophilia sp.
Tan Caddis #16 – 18 – Hydropsyche spp.

Click on the gauge below for the most recent update:

West Branch at Stilesville, NY 756 cfs
56°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 804 cfs
55°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 78 cfs 53°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 252 cfs
56°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 685 cfs
57°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 102 cfs 56°
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 853 cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge  N/A 56°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 69 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 55.9%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 77.9%

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