Delaware River Report / Conditions September 11, 2014

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The release from Cannonsville is 995 cfs until further notice.  The bump should make streamer fishing a viable option along with nymphing on the lower West Branch / Upper Mainstem.  There is a possibility of increased green slime and junk in the water on the upper WB so take a look at the water if you are planning on fishing above Hale Eddy.  We have some light sporadic rain this morning with decent cloud cover which should be good for the olive hatches.  The lower West Branch already seems clear of most of the fog and visibility is normal.  The temperature under the 191 Bridge in Hancock is 54 degrees this morning.

 

The olives are around.  A spider beat the fish to this one

The olives are around. A spider beat the fish to this one

Hatching:

Olive/Sulphurs #18 -20 H. hebe

Summer Stenos #12-16 various species

Tan Caddis #16 – 18- Hydrosyche sp.

Tiny Blue Wing Olives #22 – 26 – Pseudocloeon sp.

Dark Blue Winged Olive #16 -20 – E. deficiens, lata, etc.

Slate Drakes #12 – Isonychia bicolor

Charcoal Caddis #16-18 – Dk Brachycentrus sp.

FLOWS AS OF 8:00 AM:
West Branch at Stilesville, NY 989 cfs @ 49º
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 978 cfs @ 50º
East Branch at Harvard, NY 156 cfs @ 57º
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 255cfs @ 64º
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 1,220 cfs @ 61º
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 72 cfs @ N/A

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