Delaware River Report / Conditions September 1, 2017

Sep 01, 2017 Comments Off by

This is the coldest morning yet.  The water temperatures all dropped back a few degrees and the rivers are in great shape this morning.  We should have a partly sunny sky with a mild temperature in the mid 60’s.  Yesterday afternoon / evening had decent hatching on most of the river.  Besides our steady blue winged olives there were more isonychias, cahills, and hebes on the water.  Nymphing and swinging wets should be a decent method- especially with the hebes around.  The weekend is shaping up well with the same weather pattern sticking around and maybe some rain on Sunday.

 

The last few days have felt and fished like Fall

The last few days have felt and fished like Fall

Hatching:
Slate Drake #12-2xl – 12 – Isonychia bicolor
Sulphur – #16 – 20 – Ephemerella dorothea
Golden Drake – 12-2xl – Potomanthus distinctus
Light Cahill – #14 – Summer Sulphurs, Stenocron spp.
Little BWO – #22 – 26- Pseudocloeon sp.
Blue Wing Olives – #18 – Baetis sp.
Tricos – #22 – 26 – Tricorythodes
Olive Sulphur – #18 – 20 – Heptagenia hebe
Little Tan Sedge – #16 – 18 – Glossosoma sp.
Green Caddis – #16 – Ryacophilia sp.
Tan Caddis #16 – 18 – Hydropsyche spp.

Click on the gauge below for the most recent update:

West Branch at Stilesville, NY 526 cfs
47°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 561 cfs
47°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 165 cfs 51°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 372 cfs
57°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 1,070 cfs
58°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 138 cfs 57°
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 500 cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge  N/A 52°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 141 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 81.5%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 87.4%

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