Delaware River Report / Conditions September 3, 2018

Sep 03, 2018 Comments Off by

Yesterday was another cloudy day with nor rain.  The sun broke through a few times but not for long.  Once again people saw mostly olives with a few isonychias and cahills in the mix.  Patience has paid off in the high water.  Waiting for a fish to rise on a good seam or bank has been the way to go.  You can target the one timers with isos but if you’re looking for steady fish go slow and watch the soft water.  There is some rain in today’s forecast but it should be less than 1/10th of an inch.  That should give us good cloud cover in the afternoon.  The release from Cannonsville has been tepped down slightly again to 1,237 cfs.

 

Beth with a nice West Branch brown

Beth with a nice West Branch brown

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 1,180 cfs 49°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 1,390 cfs 52°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 681 cfs 48°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 1,140 cfs 56°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 2,520 cfs 57°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 292 cfs 64°
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 1,237 cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge N/A 53°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 246 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 96.5%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 97.6%

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