Delaware River Report / Conditions October 5, 2018

Oct 05, 2018 No Comments by

We had a little more rain yesterday than the 1/10″ predicted by Wunderground.  All of the river flows jumped a bit but have now settled back to where they were yesterday morning.  The West Branch looks good for streamers this morning.  We did see a couple of fish rise yesterday.  Little olives are around plus we saw more caddis along the bushes than we’ve seen in quite a while.  The West is still off color but it doesn’t seem to bother the fish.  Less water would help the system at this point.  Wading is still not an option but the Beaverkill flow is down to 1,100 cfs and dropping.  If Wunderground is correct we shouldn’t see any precip until Sunday.  That should be .08″.

Hatching:
Light Cahill – #14 – 16 – Steno spp.
Isonychia – #12-2xl – 12 – Isonychia bicolor
Olive Sulphur – #18 -20 – Heptagenia hebe
Light Blue Winged Olives – #16 – 20 – E. attenuata
Dark Blue Winged Olives – #18 – 22 – E. lata
Tiny Blue Wing Olives #20 – 26 – Psuedo sp.
Green Caddis – #16 – Ryacophila sp.
Tan Caddis #14 – 16 – Hydropsyche sp.

There is construction on Winterdale Road. A short stretch is closed near the Methodist Camp between us and Hancock. We have detours listed on our website here:  http://thedelawareriverclub.com/welcome-to-the-drc/getting-here

Click on the gauge below for the most recent update:

West Branch at Stilesville, NY 1,490 cfs 60°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 2,490 cfs 59°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 1,140 cfs 49°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 2,600 cfs 53°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 6,050 cfs 57°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 1,100 cfs 55°
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 1,499 cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge N/A 58°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 1,430 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 95.3%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 99.6%

 

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