Daily Fishing Report

 

We continue to record our 24/7 call-in report every morning at 8 A.M. from April 1st to Oct 15th it can be reached at 607-498-5350

April 25th, 12:00 P.M. - Area Overview

 Current air temperature is 50° with a forecast high of 55°.

 Forecast today calls for rain and drizzling, and slightly gusty.

 

Beaverkill / Willowemoc Rivers

The Beaverkill and Willowemoc are clear and flowing at great levels. We are seeing great numbers of Quill Gordon spinners and Hendricksons coming off in decent numbers. Nymphing has been more productive as temps warm up and bugs continue hatching.

 Bugs are currently Hendricksons (12), Red Quills (14), Quill Gordons (12 – 14), Paraleps (16), Black Stoneflies (12 - 18), Little Black Caddis (18 – 20) Midges & Olives (20+)

Upper East Branch of the Delaware River

 The Pepacton Reservoir is 0.3 feet below the 100% mark and falling. The release from the dam is 423 cfs.

 The Upper East is running clear and on the high side in spots. The wading gets better the further upstream you travel. Hendricksons are coming off in decent numbers and Quill Gordon spinner numbers are high.

 Bugs are currently Hendricksons (12), Red Quills (14), Quill Gordons (12 – 14), Paraleps (16), Black Stoneflies (12 - 18), Little Black Caddis (18 – 20) Midges & Olives (20+)

Lower East Branch of the Delaware River

 The Lower East Branch is running high and clear. It is wadeable, but it is limited. These are great flows for floating. Nymphing has been productive and numbers of Hendricksons reported are higher every day.

 Bugs are currently Hendricksons (12), Red Quills (14), Quill Gordons (12 – 14), Paraleps (16), Black Stoneflies (12 - 18), Little Black Caddis (18 – 20) Midges & Olives (20+)

West Branch of the Delaware River

 The Cannonsville Reservoir is currently, 0.7” above the 100% mark. The combined release and spill from the West Branch is 1,480 cfs.

 The whole West Branch is high and clear. These are very high flows for wading but great floating conditions. More Hendricksons are being seen and streamer fishing has still been productive.

 Bugs are currently Hendricksons (12), Red Quills (14), Quill Gordons (12 – 14), Paraleps (16), Black Stoneflies (12 - 18), Little Black Caddis (18 – 20) Midges & Olives (20+)

Main Stem of the Delaware River

 The Main Stem is high. These are floatable flows with VERY limited wading conditions. Boats have reported fish rising for the past few days throughout the river.

 Bugs are currently Hendricksons (12), Red Quills (14), Quill Gordons (12 – 14), Paraleps (16), Black Stoneflies (12 - 18), Little Black Caddis (18 – 20) Midges & Olives (20+)