Delaware River Report / Conditions October 30, 2017

Oct 30, 2017 Comments Off by

The Eastern side of the drainage is blown.    The Beaverkill just hooked and is flowing at 19,500 cfs.  The flow at Fishs Eddy is around 23,000 cfs.  The West Branch came up but no where near the change experienced over there.  The high flows have not hit the gauge at Lordville but that will happen soon.  It looks like a lot of the rain has passed with just a few minor showers left.   If you’re in the area be careful.  There could be some flooding in the feeder creeks too.  The Beaverkill is still over National Flood Stage Level.  If you’re planning on fishing give it a few days to drop.  Right now the Beaverkill and East are at a dangerous level.  There are probably logs and junk floating down the rivers thats best not to get hit by.  Plus the 25 mph wind gusts in today’s forecast.  If you are in the area today go visit the Catskill Flyfishing Center or check out one of the local breweries.  The West Branch will calm down quickly.  Stay safe.  Tomorrow is another day.

 

Hatching:
Slate Drake #14 – Isonychia bicolor
Little BWO – #22 – 26- Pseudocloeon sp.
Blue Wing Olives – #18 – Baetis sp.
Little Tan Sedge – #16 – 18 – Glossosoma sp.
Green Caddis – #16 – Ryacophilia sp.

Click on the gauge below for the most recent update:

West Branch at Stilesville, NY 198 cfs
57°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 1,800 cfs
53°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 1,720 cfs 50°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 23,200 cfs
52°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 2,730 cfs
53°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 19,500 cfs 52°
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 150 cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge  N/A 56°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 2,560 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 45.1%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 77.1%

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