Delaware River Report / Conditions September 7, 2017

Sep 07, 2017 Comments Off by

The rivers came up a bit yesterday due to the all day light rain.  The West is already dropping back and if fine to wade.  The color looks good this morning and water temperatures are in great shape.  The combination of cloud cover, rain, and cooler air temps have been great for the system.  The cooler temps did put a bit of a damper on the flying ants but there were isonychias, cahill / stenos, and heptagenia hatching in the afternoon.  And of course the olives were there.  It’s going to be warmer today with a few afternoon showers.  The amount of precipitation in the forecast looks negligible and it should clear out before dark.

 

Carry your spinners

Carry your spinners

Hatching:
Slate Drake #12-2xl – 12 – Isonychia bicolor
Sulphur – #16 – 20 – Ephemerella dorothea
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 316 cfs
48°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 460 cfs
51°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 194 cfs 51°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 755 cfs
58°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 1,210 cfs
58°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 503 cfs 57°
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 325 cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge  N/A 54°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 251 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 78.9%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 85.9%

 

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