Delaware River Report: May 14, 2023

The release from Cannonsville is 600 cfs. The spill is 111 cfs. The rivers are at good levels for floating and wading. We had a few clouds roll in yesterday afternoon. Some river sections has flushes of Hendricksons while others saw more caddis on the water. Hendrickson spinners put some fish in the boat towards evening despite the wind. the march Browns seem to be even more sporadic than usual but we are seeing some.

Today will be a little cooler hitting 65 degrees with a mix of sun and clouds. Count on more sun. Wind will be 10 – 20 mph from the North.

Sam with a husky fish yesterday. Jeremy Shurites photo
Art found some on dries yesterday
Craig’s first fish on a fly. Samantha Dennis photo
Jimmy found one in the sunshine. Jeremy Shurites photo
Art again yesterday

What’s Hatching:
Dark Hendrickson – #14 -16- E. subvaria (male)
Light Hendrickson – #14 – E. subvaria (female)
Dark Blue Wing Olive – #16 – 18 – Baetis vagans
Blue Quill – #16 – 18 – Paraleptophlebia adoptiva
March Brown – #10-2xl – M. vicarium
Gray Fox – 12-2xl – M. vicarium
Light Cahill – #14 – E. invaria
Dark Grannom – #16 – 18 – Brachycentrus sp. (Dark)
Apple Caddis – #16 – 18 – Brachycentrus sp. (Light)
Little Black Caddis – #18 – 20 – Chimarra sp.

View the current local weather conditions.

Click on any gauge for the most recent data:
West Branch at Stilesville, NY772 cfs46°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY847 cfs45°
East Branch at Harvard, NY249 cfs51°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY844 cfs55°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY2,060 cfs56°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY403 cfs53°
West Branch at 191 Bridge49°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow)467 cfs55°
Cannonsville Reservoir Release600 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity101.3%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity100%