Delaware River Report / Conditions July 16, 2021

Jul 16, 2021 No Comments by

The water levels are still falling throughout the system as the runoff subsides.  The release from Cannonsville remains the same over 700 cfs.  The cold release and cloud cover should keep the West Branch in good shape today. We’re back in the pattern of potential afternoon thunderstorms.  We should have clouds early with the chance of storms starting around 2 pm.  Hopefully they miss us.  There is still a lot of water coming into the reservoirs so keep an eye on the Downsville and Stilesville gauges for potential spill over the next few days.  Blue Wing Olives, sulphurs, isonychias, and some cahills will cover most of the mayflies.  We’ve been seeing some tan caddis lately too so carry a few of those.

 

What’s Hatching:
Sulphur – #18 – 20 – E. dorothea
Light Cahill – #14 – E. invaria
Slate Drake – #12-2xl – 12 – Isonychia bicolor
Tiny Blue Wing Olive – #20 – 24 – Pseudocloeon sp.
Blue Wing Olives – #16 – 20 – D. deficiens, lata
Light Blue Wing Olives - #16 – 20 – E. cornutella, attenuata
Tan Caddis – #16 – 18 – Hydropsyche sp.

Click on the gauge below for the most recent update:

West Branch at Stilesville, NY 722 cfs
46°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 1,210 cfs
54°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 914 cfs 56°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 2,180 cfs 62°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 4,490 cfs 64°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 956 cfs 64°
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 725 cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge N/A 59°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 1,260 cfs
66°
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 98%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 99.6%

 

 

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