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River Report / Conditions – April 22, 2018

April 22, 2018, Author: Patrick Cook

 

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The streamer bite was generally slow yesterday based on the reports we got.  Most anglers reported a few follows and a solid grab or two, but it was generally pretty slow.  The bug activity was also mixed based on where you were.  A couple of people reported good BWO hatches on the West, while others reported seeing seeing only a few mayflies and some caddis.  Surface activity was also slow with only a few rises reported to us.  The forecast for today is calling for sunny skies with a high of 59 degrees and winds of 5-10 mph out of the NW.

Hatching:

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

Blue Quills – #16-18

Midges – #18-24 

Click on the gauge below for the most recent update:

 

West Branch at Stilesville, NY  2290 cfs
 38°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY  2770 cfs
 38°
East Branch at Harvard, NY  1230 cfs  38°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY  2160 cfs
 40°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY   5740 cfs
 40°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY   876 cfs  39°
Cannonsville Reservoir Release   1499 cfs
  815 cfs Spill
West Branch at 191 Bridge  N/A  37°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow)  1240 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity     102.5%   a/o 4/20
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity     100.7%   a/o 4/20
Main Stem at Callicoon  7260 cfs  39°