Delaware River Report / Conditions September 7, 2019

Sep 07, 2019 No Comments by

The Stilesville gauge looks off so the release is steady at 450 cfs bringing the flow at Hale Eddy to 575 cfs.  Good for floating and wading.  We’re starting off at 48 degrees this morning but should hit 70 by late afternoon.  The wind will be up a bit at 10 -15 from the North so adjust your plan accordingly.  Nymphing has worked well during the day although some people are finding fish eating olives even in the sunshine.  Most of the olives have been coming off in the late afternoon mixed with a few isos and cahills.  There are tricos out again this morning but on these cold mornings they sometimes fall later than you expect so watch the tail outs once the sun hits the water.

 

Bob Lewis found some willing fish last night

Bob Lewis found some willing fish last night

 

Hatching:
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Sulphur  – #18 – 20 – E. dorothea
Slate Drake
 – #12 – 14 – Isonychia bicolor
Tan Caddis – #16 – 18 – Hydropsyche sp.
Dark Blue Wing Olives  – #16 – 20 – E. lata, deficiens
Tiny Blue Winged Olives - #22 – 26- Pseudo sp.
Trico – #22 – 26 – Tricorythodes sp.
Golden Drake – #10-2xl – Potamanthus sp.
Great Brown Stonefly – #6-2xl – 10-2xl – Pene capita
Little Tan Sedge – #16 – 18 – Glossosoma sp.
Yellow Sally – #14 – Isoperla sp.

Click on the gauge below for the most recent update:

West Branch at Stilesville, NY 387 cfs 51°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 575 cfs 52°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 170 cfs 54°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 202 cfs 60°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 831 cfs 61°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 96 cfs 60°
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 450 cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge N/A 57°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 65 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 65.5%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 79.4%

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