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Delaware River, New York - Fishing Report -
January
15, 2017
The weather is going to be a little warmer this coming week. The West Branch is
the only section we can recommend fishing at this time. The East Branch is high
and the main stem high and cold. MIdges, Creams and Reds, are still the main
insects to imitate. There are Winter stoneflies hatching as well. Fish the Winter
Stonefly nymphs along the banks late in the day.
Stream Conditions:
West Branch Delaware Stream Conditions






East Branch Delaware Stream Conditions:






Main Stem Delaware River Stream Conditions:






7 Day Weather Forecast:  
There is a chance of rain on Tuesday and
Wednesday, otherwise clear.
Highs will range from 32 to 43 degrees and lows
from
5 to 35 degrees.


Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 79 cfs
Level: 5.99 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 37
Clarity: Clear
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data At Stilesville NY
Rate: xxxx cfs (ice in gauge)
Level: 6.91 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 32
Clarity: Clear
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data At Lordville NY
Rate: 536 cf
Level: 3.59 ft.
Afternoon Water Temperature: 36
Clarity: Stained
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data At Harvard NY
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin are great flies to use throughout the season.
Black Matuka and Olive Matuka Sculpin streamers are good flies to use at this time.
Black Flies are hatching.
Winter stoneflies are hatching.
Midges are hatching and will become more and more important as the water gets colder.
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Black Matuka and Olive Matuka Sculpin, size 4/6
Winter Stoneflies, size 16 and 18, nymphs and adults
Black Flies, size 18/20, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Blood (Red), sizes 20/22 larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Cream, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Light Green, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Options For Selecting Flies:
1. Email us (sales@perfectflystore.com)
with the dates you will be fishing this
stream and we will send you a list of our
fly suggestions. Please allow up to 24
hours for a response.

2. Call us 800-594-4726 and we will help
you decide which flies you need.

3. Email us (sales@perfectflystore.com)
with a budget for flies and we will select
them to match the budget and get them to
you in time for your fly fishing trip.

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Fly Fishing Delaware River, New York
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