Delaware River Report / Conditions October 5, 2014

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The clouds stuck around most of the day yesterday finally breaking up mid afternoon.  As a bonus the wind was not too strong until late in the day too.  The olives hatched and the fish responded nicely.  The release from Cannonsville has been raised to 854 cfs this morning until further notice.  The flow at Hale Eddy is still climbing but should settle in just under 900 cfs by mid afternoon.  Most of the fish seem to be willing to eat #18 olives still but definitely have the #24 -26 Psuedos ready..  Yesterday’s rain did offer a little relief for the East Branch and the Beaverkill.  Not as much as we would have liked to see but every drop helps.

Keep an eye out for the caddis in the evenings

Keep an eye out for the caddis in the evenings

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

Charcoal Caddis #16-18 – Dk Brachycentrus sp.

FLOWS AS OF 8:00 AM:
West Branch at Stilesville, NY 813 cfs @ 52º
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 738 cfs @ 51º
East Branch at Harvard, NY 108 cfs @ 51º
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 213 cfs @ 54º
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 905 cfs @ 54º
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 122 cfs @ N/A

 

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