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River Report / Conditions – March 30, 2018

March 31, 2018, Author: Frank Rosata

The West Branch has dropped significantly since yesterday.  I stopped at Buckingham this morning and there was about 2-3′ of visibility.  The main stem should continue to drop throughout the day and provide opportunities for those wanting to float.  Water temps are still low, so fishing low and slow looks like it will be your best bet again today.  The weather looks decent today with sunny to partly cloudy skies and a high of 53 degrees with winds out of the SW at 10-15 mph.

Hatching:

Little Black Stoneflies – #14-18
Blue Wing Olives – #18 – 20

Midges – #18-24 

Click on the gauge below for the most recent update:

 

West Branch at Stilesville, NY 418 cfs
38°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 1920 cfs
37°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 719 cfs 37°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 2560 cfs
37°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 7260 cfs
37°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 1660 cfs 36°
Cannonsville Reservoir Release * cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge  N/A 36°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 2720 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 92.9%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 92.1%
Delaware River at Callicoon 8860 cfs  38