Delaware River Report: June 15, 2022

Yesterday was another clear, sunny day. People found some fish early but nymphing and wets were the best bet until the sun started to drop and the sulphurs hatched. Cahills, Isonychias, and olives have also been on the water. Caddis are active in the mornings and evenings. They are on the water sporadically so it’s definitely worth throwing a tan #18 caddis at sporadic fish. We should see some clouds in the afternoon today but any rain should hold off until after dark. Total rainfall should be negligible at .15″. Wind will be 5 – 10 mph from the North.

The Mainstem at Lordville, East Branch at Fishs Eddy, and the Beaverkill at Cooks Falls all peaked at 68 yesterday afternoon and are starting off warmer than yesterday morning. It’s time to give these sections a break until the temps drop again.

What’s Hatching:
Slate Drake – 12-2xl – 12- Isonychia bicolor
Sulphur – #16 – 18 – E. dorothea
Light Cahill – #14 – E. vitreus (male), E. invaria, Stenacron spp.
Dark Blue Wing Olive – #18 – 20 – deficiens, lata
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

Click on the gauge below for the most recent update:

West Branch at Stilesville, NY496 cfs45°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY578 cfs47°
East Branch at Harvard, NY263 cfs56°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY799 cfs61°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY1,680 cfs64°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY359 cfs61°
West Branch at 191 Bridge56°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow)155 cfs64°
Cannonsville Reservoir Release500 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity91.4%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity96.1%