Delaware River Report / Conditions October 25, 2014

Oct 25, 2014 Comments Off by

The wind was definitely a factor yesterday until late afternoon.  Once it settled down it was actually very pleasant out for the end of October and there were a few fish rising to the left over olives.  Today looks much better on paper with winds at 5 mph and gusts to 8 mph.  The air temperature should be around 60 with mostly sun.  We should see decent Pseudo hatches mid afternoon plus the odd left over Isonychia.  We have been seeing a lot of caddis in the evenings.  They are mostly flying but occasionally one hits the water while laying eggs  and the fish get a chance to eat. If you see a slashing one timer try putting a #16 dark caddis over it.

 

The eagle shot you end with after forgetting to check your shutter speed

The eagle shot you end up with after forgetting to check your shutter speed

Hatching:

Olive/Sulphurs #18 -20 H. hebe

Tiny Blue Wing Olives #22 – 26 – Pseudocloeon sp.

Dark Blue Winged Olive #16 -20 – E. deficiens, lata, etc.

Slate Drakes #14 -Isonychia bicolor

FLOWS AS OF 8:00 AM:
West Branch at Stilesville, NY 171 cfs @ 54º
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 408 cfs @ 51º
East Branch at Harvard, NY 170 cfs @ 47º
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 602 cfs @ 47º
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 1,340 cfs @ 50º
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 260 cfs @ N/A

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