Delaware River Report / Conditions October 18, 2015

Oct 18, 2015 Comments Off by

We’re coming off the coldest night of the Fall so far with a dusting of light snow on the ground.  Today we should see a mix of precipitation with air temperatures in the low 40’s with some wind gusts.  Luckily we will see a warming trend by mid week bringing the daytime high air temperatures back into the 60’s.  There are still some olives mixed with a few isonychias and heptagenia around but most of the action has been streamers on the West Branch and nymphs on the lower East Branch and Upper Mainstem.

 

Hatching:
Slate Drake #14 – Isonychia bicolor
Olive Sulphur #18 – 20 – Heptagenia hebe
Light Cahills #14 – various steno species (invaria, etc)
Tiny Blue Wing Olives #22-26 – Pseudo sp. (now classified as Acentrella sp.)
Charcoal Caddis #14 -16 – dark Brachycentrus sp.
Tan Caddis #16-18 – Hydrosyche sp.
Blue Winged Olives #16 – 18 – Baetis sp.

West Branch at Stilesville, NY 1,100 cfs
59°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 1,200 cfs
56°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 117 cfs 42°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 213 cfs 44°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 1,350 cfs 51°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 91 cfs N/A
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 1,099 cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge  N/A 54°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 151 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 52.3%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 71.9%

 

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