Delaware River Report / Conditions October 8, 2014

Oct 08, 2014 Comments Off by

Those who braved the wind yesterday found the olives and the fish eating them in between gusts.  We are still seeing good numbers of olive #18 -24 plus a few Isonychias on the water.  The release from Cannonsville is 1086 cfs until further notice.  It looks like last nights rain offered no relief for the Beaverkill and East Branch so the West Branch and Mainstem remain the better rivers to fish.  We are looking at id 60’s today with some wind moving in during the afternoon.  We may have a very light passing shower and then sun.  It looks like a repeat of yesterday.  The West Branch temperature under the 191 Bridge in Hancock is 56 degrees this morning.

 

Tonya with a brown on the West Branch  photo by Bob Lewis

Tonya with a brown on the West Branch photo by Bob Lewis

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 1,150 cfs @ 55º
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 1,170 cfs @ 55º
East Branch at Harvard, NY 105 cfs @ 54º
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 193 cfs @ 56º
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 1,340 cfs @ 57º
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 65 cfs @ N/A

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