Delaware River Report / Conditions September 22, 2021

Sep 22, 2021 Comments Off by

The release from Stilesville has been cut back slightly and the flow at 6:30 am is 1,030 cfs.  They’ve been stepping the release back so click on the Stilesville gauge link below for the latest information.  We are still finding fish eating olives on top.  The olives still vary in size from #18 – 26.  Luckily the fish seem okay with the larger ones for the most part.  A few Isonychias and Heptagenias are around too.  Nymphs and streamers are also bringing some fish to net.  Today we’ll have good cloud cover but the wind will be 10 – 20 mph from the South.  We may see some rain in the afternoon.  Tomorrow there is a better chance of rain.  The forecast has been different every time we’ve checked so keep an eye on it.

 

Paul found some nice fish yesterday. Bruce Miller photo

Paul found some nice fish yesterday. Bruce Miller photo

What’s Hatching:
Olive Sulphur – #18 – 20 – Heptagenia hebe
Light Cahill – #14 – Stenocron spp. , E. invaria
Slate Drake – #12-2xl – 12 – Isonychia bicolor
Tiny Blue Wing Olive – #20 – 24 – Pseudocloeon sp.
Blue Wing Olives – #16 – 20 – D. deficiens, lata
Light Blue Wing Olives - #16 – 20 – E. cornutella, attenuata
Tan Caddis – #16 – 18 – Hydropsyche sp.

Click on the gauge below for the most recent update:

West Branch at Stilesville, NY 1,030 cfs
53°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 1,200 cfs
54°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 811 cfs 47°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 1,280 cfs 54°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 2,820 cfs 58°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 427 cfs 60°
Cannonsville Reservoir Release  cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge N/A 56°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 365 cfs
62°
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 89.5%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 92.8%

 

 

 

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