Delaware River Report / Conditions September 6, 2014

Sep 06, 2014 Comments Off by

They’ve dropped the release from Cannonsville to 401 cfs until further notice.  The low release combined with the hot sunny days has driven some of the water temperatures up significantly.  The ones to watch today are Fish’s Eddy starting off ant 67 degrees and Lordville starting off at 68 degrees this morning.  The West Branch and Upper East Branch are your best bet for fishing temperatures today.  The West Branch under the 191 Bridge in Hancock is 61 degrees this morning and peaked at 66 degrees yesterday afternoon.  Accuweather is calling for cooler temps today in the high 70s with some scattered thunderstorms throughout the day.  The rainfall is supposed to be a little over a 1/2 inch but most of that will soak into the ground.  If the forecast is correct I would expect decent hatches of mostly olives #18 -26, summer stenos, and maybe a few Isonychias.  The bright sun and Yo Yo releases have not been great for the hatches.  Hopefully this change in weather kicks off some decent fishing for the weekend.

 

Stenos have been decent searching patterns this Summer

Stenos have been decent searching patterns this Summer

Hatching:

Olive/Sulphurs #18 -20 H. hebe

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.

FLOWS AS OF 8:00 AM:
West Branch at Stilesville, NY 456 cfs @ 48º
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 511 cfs @ 52º
East Branch at Harvard, NY 170 cfs @ 57º
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 285 cfs @ 66º
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 924 cfs @ 65º
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 87 cfs @ N/A

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