River Report/Conditions

River Report / Conditions – May 18, 2018

May 18, 2018, Author: Patrick Cook


The lower East Branch, West Branch and Upper Main Stem all fished very well yesterday.  There were tan caddis, BWO’s, Blue Quills and Hendricksons around to keep the fish looking up as well as a few March Browns.  The anglers we spoke with reported having multiple targets throughout the day.  The forecast for today is calling for partly cloudy skies with winds at 10-15 mph out of the ESE.


Tan caddis – #16-18

Blue Wing Olives – #18–24

Blue Quills – #16-18

Hendricksons #12-#14

Apple Caddis  #14-16



Click on the gauge below for the most recent update:


West Branch at Stilesville, NY  748 cfs
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY  978 cfs
East Branch at Harvard, NY  753 cfs  52°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY  1760 cfs
Mainstem at Lordville, NY   3520 cfs
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY    798 cfs  55°
Cannonsville Reservoir Release   733 cfs
 36 cfs Spill
West Branch at 191 Bridge  N/A  51°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow)  504 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity    100.5%   a/o 5/11
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity     100.3%   a/o 5/11
Main Stem at Callicoon  4250 cfs  57°