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River Report / Conditions – April 24, 2019

April 24, 2019, Author: Patrick Cook

All smiles at the boat ramp last night. Excellent dry fly action yesterday on the lower half of the West Branch. We had a good number of Hendrickson’s and fish were eager to take them. Today is going to  be a bit cooler with temps only reaching 56* and gusts up to 22mph. As long as the wind stays relatively cooperative, I would assume today should fish much the same as yesterday.

Hatching:

Hendricksons – #12-14

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



Click on the gauge below for the most recent update:

West Branch at Stilesville, NY 2650 45*
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 3270 44*
East Branch at Harvard, NY 1930 43*
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 3820 48*
Mainstem at Lordville, NY  7830 48*
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 9 2020 47*
Cannonsville Reservoir Release  1499 cfs
 
West Branch at 191 Bridge  N/A 45*
Walton 1460 cfs 52*
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity     a/o 10/7
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 99.9%   a/o 10/7
Main Stem at Callicoon 9810 cfs 49*