Delaware River Report: June 1, 2022

The release from Cannonsville was increased to 500 cfs. That’s not enough to be noticeable on the water but it is something. Yesterday was another hotbright day pushing most of the activity to low light times. Today will be cooler hitting 77 degrees with good cloud cover. There is a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Wunderground is only calling for 1/4″ of rain during the day so we’ll have to watch how the storms track. Caddis, march browns, gray fox, sulphurs, cahills, brown drakes, and green drakes. Today’s weather may push some olives too. The cloud cover may also help the hatching start earlier in the afternoon.
The Mainstem at Lordville, East Branch at Fishs Eddy and Beaverkill at Cooks Falls all peaked over 70 degrees yesterday and are starting off hot this morning. It’s time to give these rivers a break until we get a serious coo down.

A slightly higher release from Cannonsville.

What’s Hatching:
March Brown – #10-2xl – M. vicarium
Gray Fox – #12-2xl – M. vicarium
Sulphur – #16 – 18 – E. dorothea
Light Cahill – #14 – E. vitreus (male), E. invaria, Stenacron spp.
Green Drake – #8-2xl – E. Guttalata
Yellow Sally Stonefly – #14 – Isoperla spp.
Dark Blue Sedge – #14 – Psilotreta sp.
Tan Spotted Sedge #16 – 18 – Hydropsyche sp.
Dark Grannom – #14 – 16 – Dark Brachycentrus sp.
Dark Blue Wing Olive– #16 – 18 – Baetis vagans

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West Branch at Stilesville, NY487 cfs44°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY556 cfs48°
East Branch at Harvard, NY266 cfs60°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY473 cfs66°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY1,240 cfs68°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY219 cfs66°
West Branch at 191 Bridge59°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow)106 cfs54°
Cannonsville Reservoir Release500 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity95.2%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity97%