Delaware River Club: Upper Delaware River Report 9-12-2010

Today they are calling for a high of 61 with rain showers for most of the day. Overnight temperatures have allowed the water temperatures to remain cool throughout the West Branch as well as the Main Stem as far down as Lordville. The release from Cannonsville this morning is 907 cfs. The West Branch and the Main Stem are both still off color due to the reservoir turning over. Today looks like streamers may be the best option; we have been having the best luck with black streamers as it seems to stick out in this water clarity. Mayfly action today may consist of BWO’s, iso’s, and pseudo’s, in addition to mayflies, keep an eye out for caddis as they are starting to show up in good numbers once again.

West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 1020  cfs @ 53º
East Branch at Harvard, NY 137  cfs @54º
East Branch at Fishs Eddy, NY 246 cfs @ 59º
Main Stem at Lordville, NY 1380 cfs @ 59º
Main Stem at Montague, NJ 2720 cfs @ N/A
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 75 cfs @ N/Aº
Cannonsville Reservoir Level 51.2%
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 907  cfs
Sulphurs (Stenonema, Stenacrons)               Size 12-14
White Fly’s Size 16-12
Sulphurs (Heptagenia hebe) Size 18-22
Charcoal Caddis Size 16-20
Tan Caddis Size 16-20
Blue Winged Olive (Pseudocloeon) Size 22-26
Blue Winged Olive (Ephemerella deficiens, lata, depressa) Size 18-26
Iso’s Size 12 2XL-14
Stoneflies Size 8 4XL