Upper Delaware River Report – June 10, 2010

Expect partly cloudy weather early on today, with light showers in the forecast for mid-afternoon.  Yesterday’s slow rain and lack of sunshine helped give all parts of the Delaware River system a much-needed cool down in water temperatures.  The rain has also added some color to the water, which in addition to the higher flows, should make for good streamer fishing.  On the surface, look for fish rising on Sulphurs, Isos, BWOs and Caddis throughout the day.  Consider bumping up your tippet to a larger size in this slightly off-color water—it could make all the difference in landing that trophy trout.

West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY       547 cfs @ 49º
East Branch at Harvard, NY         216 cfs @ 51º
East Branch at Fishs Eddy, NY       732 cfs @ 56º
Main Stem at Lordville, NY            1360 cfs @ 57º
Main Stem at Montague, NJ           2760 cfs @ N/A
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY       375 cfs @ N/Aº
Cannonsville Reservoir Level       96.4%
Cannonsville Reservoir Release        325 cfs
Brown Drakes Size 10-2XL
March Browns Size 10-2XL
Sulphurs                 Size 14-18
Charcoal Caddis     Size 14-16
Tan Caddis            Size 14-16
Blue Winged Olive Size 16 & 20
Iso’s                       Size 12 2XL-14
Stoneflies                 Size 12-14