Delaware River Report / Conditions September 3, 2017

Sep 03, 2017 Comments Off by

We’ve has sporadic rain since last evening.  The river flows have bumped a small bit this morning but everything looks clear and fine down here.  A lot of the precipitation must have soaked into the ground.  The cloud cover and rain certainly helped the fishing.  There were a lot of olives, cahills, and heptagenia on the water last evening and the fish were up and happy. Some river sections are even seeing decent numbers of isonychias and isonychia spinners.  The good fishing should continue today as we keep the cloud cover and light intermittent rain. Winds will be low staying under 10 mph.

 

Vincent with a nice West Branch brown.  Photo by Samantha Dennis

Vincent with a nice West Branch brown. Photo by Samantha Dennis

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 378 cfs
48°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 503 cfs
50°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 165 cfs 52°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 369 cfs
57°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 962 cfs
58°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 135 cfs 57°
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 401 cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge  N/A 54°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 135 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 81.5%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 87.4%

 

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