Delaware River Report / Conditions October 9, 2019

Oct 09, 2019 No Comments by

The release from Cannonsville has been in creased to 670 cfs.  The release from Pepacton looks like it increased to 290 cfs (ish).  The runoff is dropping back so the increases are likely to meet the flow targets downstream.  We don’t have any rain in the forecast until early next week.  We’ll hit 60 degrees today with wind around 5 – 7 mph from the North.  According to Wunderground we’ll have cloud cover all day.  Yesterday evening fished well with caddis and yellow sallies.  There were some olives and isonychias out there too.  Caddis were the main bugs so you had to be patient.  There were a lot in the air but enough were getting on the water you could find fish eating them.  There was actually a surprising number of yellow sallies out for October.

 

One of yesterday's Iso eaters

One of yesterday’s Iso eaters

Hatching:
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Olive Sulphur – Hept. hebe – #18 – 20
Slate Drake – #12 – 14 – Isonychia bicolor
Tan Caddis – #16 – 18 – Hydropsyche sp.
Dark Blue Wing Olives  – #16 – 20 – E. lata, deficiens
Tiny Blue Winged Olives - #22 – 26- Pseudo sp.
Little Tan Sedge – #16 – 18 – Glossosoma sp.
Yellow Sally – #14 – Isoperla sp.

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West Branch at Stilesville, NY 698 cfs 58°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 616 cfs 54°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 354 cfs 50°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 831 cfs 54°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 1,100 cfs 56°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 243 cfs 54°
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 670 cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge N/A 53°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 240 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 46.8%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 69.3%

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