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River Report / Conditions – April 30, 2019

April 30, 2019, Author: Patrick Cook

The mid to lower West continued to fish well yesterday. Anglers reported seeing more Blue Quills. The Beaverkill has been wadeable and fishing well. In the evenings I’ve been picking fish up on various Caddis patterns. Today should be another productive day with just slightly more wind.

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 2140 48*
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 2800 43*
East Branch at Harvard, NY 1410 43*
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 2890 45*
Mainstem at Lordville, NY  6500 45*
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 9 1130 45*
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 1499cfs
 
West Branch at 191 Bridge  N/A 45*
Walton 1340 cfs 46*
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity     a/o 10/7
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 99.9%   a/o 10/7
Main Stem at Callicoon 8100 cfs 46*