Delaware River Report / Conditions October 6, 2012

Oct 06, 2012 Comments Off by

Well the sun reared its ugly head yesterday, and shut the hatching down whenever it made its presence known. That being said, the warm, humid air made for some great hatching when that big glowing ball of fusion hit behind the clouds. We had fish rising on the West, and reports that the Main fished well into the dark of the evening. Today, we’re expecting some showers during the day, with much cooler temperatures all around. Good for the mid-day fishing, bad for those of us who are in a shop until 6PM. We’ll see how it goes!

Although he’s not an Intern, anymore, I will reiterate that interns shouldn’t catch fish like this. David Burgher with a great WB brown. Photo by: Steve Shen

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

Heptagenia hebe – Olive Sulphur – #16 & #18

Pseudocloeon- Tiny BWO- #22-26

Epeorus vitreus – Light Cahill – (Male)- #14 (sporadic)

Ephemerella invaria – Large Sulphurs / Light Cahills – #14 (waning)

Ephemerella deficiens- Dark. BWO -#12-20 (when cloudy)

Ephemerella attenuata- Light BWO- #16-20 (when cloudy)

Hydropsyche- Tan Caddis- #18

Ryacophilia- Olive Caddis- #16

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

West Branch at Stilesville, NY 146 cfs @ 50º
West Branch at Hale Eddy,NY 264 cfs @ 55º
East Branch at Harvard,NY 232 cfs @ 54º
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy,NY 1,520 cfs @ 57º
Mainstem at Lordville,NY 1,680 cfs @ 59º
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls,NY 848 cfs @ N/A
Cannonsville Reservoir Level & Release 56.6% – 150 CFS release




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