Delaware River Report / Conditions September 4, 2014

Sep 04, 2014 Comments Off by

Well this morning they decided to drop the release on the West Branch. The current release from Cannonsville is 494 cfs “until further notice.”  Last night fished well with a mix of olives, summer stenos, and a few Isonychias.  We actually had a nice olive spinner fall at dark that kept the fish going a little longer than normal.  The day was tough with the bright sun and hot temperatures so nymphing was definitely your best bet for fish.  The Yo Yo releases are getting old.  Cannonsville is currently at 78.9%.  The total NYC Water Supply is 85.8% and the normal capacity for September 3rd is 76.7%.  The temperature under the 191 Bridge in Hancock is 56 degrees this morning.

Chip and Lang casting on the West Branch.  Photo by Bruce Miller

Chip and Lang casting on the West Branch. Photo by Bruce Miller



Sulphurs #16 -20 E. dorothea

Summer Stenos #12-16 various species

Tan Caddis #16 – 18- Hydrosyche sp.

Tiny Blue Wing Olives #22 – 26 – Pseudocloeon sp.

Dark Blue Winged Olive #16 -20 – E. deficiens, lata, etc.

Slate Drakes #12 – Isonychia bicolor

Charcoal Caddis #16-18 – Dk Brachycentrus sp.

West Branch at Stilesville, NY 529 cfs @ 48º
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 632 cfs @ 50º
East Branch at Harvard, NY 176 cfs @ 58º
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 319 cfs @ 65º
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 1,240 cfs @ 64º
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 100 cfs @ N/A


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