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River Report / Conditions – April 10, 2018

April 10, 2018, Author: Frank Rosata

 

The weather definitely improved yesterday and more anglers took advantage of it.  We got mixed reports from the West Branch.  A couple of anglers did well (given the conditions) fishing streamers while others didn’t.  One angler we spoke with was successful swinging white streamers on the upper west and managed to land a few nice fish in a relatively short time.  We also got a report of a good number of BWO’s hatching on the upper west in the late morning/early afternoon, but the fish didn’t seem too interested.  The forecast for today is calling for it to be cloudy with some snow showers in the morning with a high of 41 degrees and winds at 5-10 mph out of the NW.  It looks like we’re finally in for a warm up at the end of the week so things could get interesting.

Hatching:

Little Black Stoneflies – #14-18
Blue Wing Olives – #18 – 24

Midges – #18-24 

Click on the gauge below for the most recent update:

 

West Branch at Stilesville, NY  1940 cfs
 37.5°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY  2410 cfs
 38°
East Branch at Harvard, NY    438 cfs  39°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY  1360 cfs
 39°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY   4380 cfs
 39°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY   740 cfs  37°
Cannonsville Reservoir Release   1499 cfs
 497 cfs spill
West Branch at 191 Bridge  N/A  37°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow)   1200 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity     101.9%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity     96.4%
Main Stem at Callicoon   4690 cfs  40°