River Report/Conditions

River Report / Conditions – August 17, 2018

August 17, 2018, Author: Patrick Cook

The West dropped a bit in flows and cleared up nicely since Wednesday. Anglers had good dry fly action on the Upper – Mid section of the river yesterday. Olives and Sulphurs being the primary hatches. Pepacton is spilling which is causing the Upper East to rise to unsafe temperatures.  The release out of Cannonsville remains at 1500cfs. Today’s forecast is calling for  a high/low of 75*/68* with chance of t-storms and winds out of E at 8mph.  


Sulphurs #16-20

BWO #16-#26

Tan Caddis #14-#18

Green Caddis #10

Tan Caddis #14-16

Iso #10-#12

Cahills #14 – #16

Tricos #20-24







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West Branch at Stilesville, NY 1490 cfs
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 2170 cfs
East Branch at Harvard, NY 2670 cfs 65*
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 4740 cfs
Mainstem at Lordville, NY  7360 cfs
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY  1010 cfs 63*
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 1500 cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge  N/A 54*
Walton 1080 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 96%   a/o 8/14
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 101%   a/o 8/14
Main Stem at Callicoon 8750 cfs 67*