Delaware River Report / Conditions September 4, 2018

Sep 04, 2018 Comments Off by

The release from Cannonsville has been dropped slightly to 1,145 cfs this morning.  We should see air temps climb back into the 80’s today with a few clouds but mostly sun.  Olives, isonychias, cahills, and heptagenias should cover most of your dry fly action.  If the humidity is high you may see some flying ants.  Blind casting isonychias in the riffles has produced some fish.  If you find a shallow riffle try swinging iso wets through it.  We are catching some fish on the swing when they are looking for emergers.  The heat will stick around for a couple of days but the temp should drop for the weekend.  The tailwaters are in good shape but the Beaverkill peaked over 70 degrees at Cooks Falls yesterday.  It is starting off at 68 degrees this morning.  Skip that river and fish cold water.

 

They can't alkl be big but they all eat and iso

They can’t all be big but they will all eat an iso

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 1,100 cfs 51°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 1,270 cfs 52°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 606 cfs 48°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 1,040 cfs 59°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 2,320 cfs 61°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 253 cfs 68°
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 1,145 cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge N/A 54°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 228 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 96.5%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 97.6%

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