Delaware River Report / Conditions September 25, 2015

The release on the West Branch has dropped marginally this morning but it shouldn’t make much of a change to the conditions. Looks like it will be a carbon copy of yesterday with highs in the low 70’s, sun and low winds. The cool evening temperatures continue to keep the river in good shape. We’re still seeing mainly olives on the river during the day and cahill and iso spinners in the evening. Be ready when darkness falls.

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Dave with a West Branch brown on a sunny day. Photo by Jared Makowski.

Slate Drake #12 – Isonychia bicolor
Sulphur #18-20 – E. dorothea
Tricos #22 – 26 – Tricorythodes sp.
Light Cahills #14 – various steno species (invaria, etc)
Tiny Blue Wing Olives #22-26 – Pseudo sp. (now classified as Acentrella sp.)
Charcoal Caddis #14 -16 – dark Brachycentrus sp.
Tan Caddis #16-18 – Hydrosyche sp.
Blue Winged Olives #16 – 18 – Baetis sp.
Flying ants #16-24

West Branch at Stilesville, NY 1,280 cfs 56°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 1,440 cfs 56°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 103 cfs 55°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 144 cfs 61°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 1,550 cfs 61°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 66 cfs N/A
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 1,259 cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge  N/A 56°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 50 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 59%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 76.6%