Delaware River Report / Conditions October 7, 2014

Oct 07, 2014 Comments Off by

Accuweather is calling for warmer temps, clouds, light rain, and moderate winds today.  If they are correct we should see decent olive hatches in the afternoon- especially in the slower pools and tailouts.  The release hotline has not been updated since Sunday but the flow at Stilesville is 1100 cfs and the the East Branch continues to starve for water.  Hopefully the rain over the next couple of days helps out the Beaverkill and lower East.  Yesterday fished well if you could find a wind protected spot.  There are quite a few Pseudos hatching but the fish are still eating larger olives.

Mitchell fighting a fish over the weekend

Mitchell fighting a fish over the weekend

 

 

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 1,100 cfs @ 54º
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 1,120 cfs @ 55º
East Branch at Harvard, NY 101 cfs @ 51º
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 193 cfs @ 54º
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 1,330 cfs @ 54º
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 67 cfs @ N/A

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