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River Report / Conditions – April 14, 2019

April 13, 2019, Author: Frank Rosata

Yesterdays warm temps made the bugs very happy. Strong hatches of Paraleps an Baetis coming off the West from about 1p-4p. Reports were fish seemed a bit snotty, but fish were caught and it was an excellent mid April day in the Catskills.

Hatching:

Blue Quills (Paraleps) #16-18

BWO #16-20

Chimarra Caddis – Not very important as an Adult, but swinging little black soft hackles in riffs can be productive. #16 -18

Little Black/Brown Stoneflies – #14-18

Midges #20-26



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West Branch at Stilesville, NY 1570
39
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 1940
41
East Branch at Harvard, NY 1300 40
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 3140
45
Mainstem at Lordville, NY  5620
47
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 9 1600 45
Cannonsville Reservoir Release  cfs
 
West Branch at 191 Bridge  N/A 56*
Walton 998cfs  
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 99.5%   a/o 10/7
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 99.9%   a/o 10/7
Main Stem at Callicoon 6440 cfs 45*