Delaware River Report / Conditions October 30, 2012

Oct 30, 2012 Comments Off by

Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you dealing with the effects of Sandy coming ashore. We dodged a pretty big bullet it seems up here at the club. While we eventually had winds in the 70MPH+ category rolling through, very little rain fell until early this morning, and even more amazingly, the power flashed off once or twice but managed to stay on all day and throughout the night. The rivers have bumped up slightly,but no where near the levels we saw last year from Irene. The bands of precipitation stayed mostly to our West and south during the winds, but we are definitely getting soaked today. The West Branch is clear, not quite sure how the East is fairing, as the Beaverkill likely blew out with its big overnight jump. Be safe out there today, wherever you are!

This is the lucky spot.

Isonychia bicolor – Isos – #12-2XL & #12 & #14

Heptagenia hebe – Olive Sulphur – #16 & #18 (waning)

Pseudocloeon- Tiny BWO- #22-26

Stenonema stenocron(et al) – Light Cahill – (Male)- #14 (sporadic)

Hydropsyche- Tan Caddis- #18

Ryacophilia- Olive Caddis- #16

Baetis species – #18 & #20 (sporadic when cloudy)

FLOWS AS OF 8:00 AM:
West Branch at Stilesville, NY 146 cfs @ 49º
West Branch at Hale Eddy,NY 516 cfs @ 51º
East Branch at Harvard,NY 451 cfs @ 50º
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy,NY 2,950 cfs @ 51º
Mainstem at Lordville,NY 2,840 cfs @ 52º
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls,NY 2,050 cfs @ N/A
Cannonsville Reservoir Level & Release 66.7% – 150 CFS release

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