Delaware River Report / Conditions April 11, 2012

It seems spinners are starting to finally fall! The winds decided to (slightly) calm down yesterday morning and evening, and the fish responded. During the day, we saw the same activity that we have been having for the last….well, I forgot it’s been so long. Fish rising between the gusts, and plenty of bugs coming off. The apple caddis are making their way upstream, so we expect to see the fish on the upper main keying in on them in short order.

Those are spent apple green caddis from down by Callicoon. Just a few. Photo by: Jeff White


Ephemerella subvaria – Hendricksons – #12 & #14

Paraleptophlebia adoptiva (Blue Quill) – #16 & #18

Brachycentrus Caddis – Apple Green – #16 & #18

Baetis species – #20

Chimmarra (little black) Caddis – #18 & #20

West Branch at Stilesville, NY 174 cfs @ 41º
West Branch at Hale Eddy,NY 277 cfs @ 44º
East Branch at Harvard,NY 125 cfs @ 44º
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy,NY 462 cfs @ 44º
Mainstem at Lordville,NY 1,010 cfs @ 47º
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls,NY 262 cfs @ N/A
Cannonsville Reservoir Level &Release 90.5% –150 CFS release