River Report/Conditions

River Report / Conditions – May 5, 2018

May 5, 2018, Author: Patrick Cook
Ralph M. with a nice hendo eater.

Yesterday the wind started right when the bugs started hatching which made conditions difficult.  Some anglers managed to find some fish willing to eat small to medium sized, natural colored streamers before the bugs started hatch.  Anglers willing to wait out the wind were able to find some fish looking up for Hendricksons and Apple Caddis in between the gusts.  The forecast for today is calling for partly cloudy skies with a high of 72 degrees and winds out of the West at 5-10 mph.




Little Black Stoneflies – #14-18

Black caddis – #16-18
Blue Wing Olives – #18–24

Blue Quills – #16-18

Hendricksons #12-#14

Apple Caddis  #14-16

Quill Gordon #12-#14  (Sporadic)


Click on the gauge below for the most recent update:


West Branch at Stilesville, NY  1690 cfs
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY  2020 cfs
East Branch at Harvard, NY   963 cfs  46°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY  1850 cfs
Mainstem at Lordville, NY   4360 cfs
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY    725 cfs  54°
Cannonsville Reservoir Release  1499 cfs
  210 cfs Spill
West Branch at 191 Bridge  N/A  46°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow)   1220 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity    100.8%   a/o 5/4
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity     100.3%   a/o 5/4
Main Stem at Callicoon  4580 cfs  53°