Delaware River Report / Update August 14, 2012

Aug 14, 2012 Comments Off by

A bit of a wacky day out there yesterday with activity in random places up and down the river. We had Tricos early in the day, with certain sections lighting right up, and others completely dead. Definitely a weird one. The forecast for today and the rest of the week certainly has gotten  more interesting for sure – scattered thunderstorms and rain predicted throughout, as well as some decent cloud cover. This could end up being a spectacular (summer) week here – let’s home the jack wagons making predictions (this one included) get it right!

Yellow Sallies are coming on strong again! Photo by: Jeff White

Tricorythodes species – #22 male and female

Ephemerella dorthea – Sulphurs – #16 (sporadic), #18 & #20

Isonychia bicolor – Isos – #12-2XL and BIGGER!

Potomanthus distinctus – Golden Drake – #12-2xl (sporadic)

Ephemerella pseudocloeon- Tiny BWO- #22-26

Epeorus vitreus – Pale Evening Dun – (Female) -#14 (sporadic)

Epeorus vitreus – Light Cahill – (Male)- #14 (sporadic)

Ephemerella invaria – Large Sulphurs / Light Cahills – #14 (waning)

Ephemerella deficiens- Dark. BWO -#12-20 (when cloudy)

Ephemerella attenuata- Light BWO- #16-20 (when cloudy)

Hydropsyche- Tan Caddis- #18

Ryacophilia- Olive Caddis- #16

Baetis species – #18 & #20 (when cloudy)

West Branch at Stilesville, NY 345 cfs @ 47º
West Branch at Hale Eddy,NY 366 cfs @ 52º
East Branch at Harvard,NY 143 cfs @ 58º
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy,NY 299 cfs @ 67º
Mainstem at Lordville,NY 784 cfs @ 70º
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls,NY 131 cfs @ N/A
Cannonsville Reservoir Level & Release 71.6% – 325 CFS release

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