Delaware River Report / Conditions September 11, 2018

Sep 11, 2018 Comments Off by

The rivers are high and off color this morning but the flows are dropping quickly.  The rain was steady all day but we never had a real heavy downpour. The West will be back in good shape in a day or two.  If you get above the feeders on the West Branch Stilesville should offer some clear water at 1,100 cfs.  Stay above Oquaga Creek up there.   The flow at Hale Eddy peaked around 3,400 cfs last night and has already dropped back to 2,160 cfs this morning.  There is no real precipitation in the forecast today so the rivers should continue to drop and clear.

Art Bartholomew's olive eater from Sunday

Art Bartholomew’s olive eater from Sunday

Hatching:
Light Cahill – #14 – 16 – Steno spp.
Isonychia – #12-2xl – 12 – Isonychia bicolor
Olive Sulphur – #18 -20 – Heptagenia hebe
Light Blue Winged Olives – #16 – 20 – E. attenuata
Dark Blue Winged Olives – #18 – 22 – E. lata
Tiny Blue Wing Olives #20 – 26 – Psuedo sp.
Tricos – #22 – 24 – Tricorythodes
Green Caddis – #16 – Ryacophila sp.
Tan Caddis #14 – 16 – Hydropsyche sp.

There is construction on Winterdale Road. A short stretch is closed near the Methodist Camp between us and Hancock. We have detours listed on our website here:  http://thedelawareriverclub.com/welcome-to-the-drc/getting-here/

Click on the gauge below for the most recent update:

West Branch at Stilesville, NY 1,110 cfs 54°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 2,160 cfs 55°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 853 cfs 51°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 3,400 cfs 55°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 7,940 cfs 57°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 1,620 cfs 57°
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 1,144 cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge N/A 58°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 911 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 90.7%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 92.8%

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