Delaware River Report: April 19, 2023

The feeder stream flows have dropped as the runoff has subsided. The releases remain the same so the rivers are starting off a little lower than yesterday. Everything is in good shape for wading and floating. We’re still seeing the normal Hendricksons, blue quills, little black caddis, and stoneflies. Nymphing before the hatches has been productive. It’s chilly this morning so it may take a bit for the water temps to climb today.

The air temp will warm back up tomorrow but today we’re going to see 53 degrees with clouds (maybe some sun poking though). The wind will be back at 10 – 20 mph from the West. It should begin to drop in the late afternoon.

Art found some good fish again

What’s Hatching:
Dark Hendrickson – #14 – E. subvaria (male)
Light Hendrickson – #12 – 14 – E. subvaria (female)
Dark Blue Wing Olive – #16 – 18 – Baetis vagans
Blue Quill – #16 – 18 – Paraleptophlebia adoptiva
Tiny Black Stonefly – #18 – Capniidae sp..
Little Black and Brown Stoneflies – #14 – 16 – Taeniopteryx sp..
Little Black Caddis – #18 – 20 – Chimarra sp.

View the current local weather conditions.

Click on any gauge for the most recent data:
West Branch at Stilesville, NY703 cfs40°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY804 cfs39°
East Branch at Harvard, NY153 cfs44°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY815 cfs51°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY1,730 cfs46°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY394 cfs44°
West Branch at 191 Bridge41°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow)495 cfs45°
Cannonsville Reservoir Release695 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity98.8%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity98.4%