Delaware River Report / Conditions September 14, 2017

Sep 14, 2017 Comments Off by

We were hit with some rain in the evening and again overnight but it all soaked right into the ground.  The river flows dropped slightly overnight and are running clear this morning.  The was some decent hatching in the evening and once again it was ruled by the olives. The normal cahills / stenos, isonychias, and heptagenia provided some filler but the olives were the main meat.  If you are far enough down on the Main there are still some white flies coming off at dark too so definitely have a few of those spinners down there.  Today should be cooler with the potential of some more rain in the afternoon.  Overall it doesn’t look like much precipitation so we should come through just fine.  The clouds and light rain should help the fish feel more comfortable eating on the surface today. Winds look light topping out around 6 mph.

 

Hatching:
Slate Drake #12 – 14 – Isonychia bicolor
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 299 cfs
48°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 373 cfs
54°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 153 cfs 54°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 372 cfs
62°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 853 cfs
64°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 147 cfs 62°
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 300 cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge  N/A 59°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 126 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 76.3%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 85.2%

 

 

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