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Delaware River, New York - Fishing Report -
May
21, 2017
The West Branch is down a lot but still a little too high to wade safely in most
sections. The  East Branch is down a lot but also too high to wade safely. The
Main stream is way down from the past week, but still to high to wade. All three
sections can be fished from a drift boat.


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 everyday for this coming
week. Highs will range from
60 to 71 degrees and lows from 48 to 52 degrees.



Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 713 cfs
Level: 8.27 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 56
Clarity: clear
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data At Stilesville NY
Rate: 2190 cfs
Level: 7.14 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 60
Clarity: stained
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data At Lordville NY
Rate: 330 cf
Level: 3.23 ft.
Afternoon Water Temperature: 56
Clarity: slightly 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,
Blue Quills should start hatching any time.
Hendricksons and Red Quills should start hatching any time.
Green Sedges (caddisflies) are hatching
Dark Blue Sedges (caddis) are hatching
Gray Drakes are hatching.
American March Browns are hatching.
Brown Drakes are starting to hatch. (East Branch)
Eastern Green Drakes are starting to hatch (East Branch)
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Black Matuka and Olive Matuka Sculpin, size 4/6
Blue Quills, size 16, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Blue-winged Olives: size 18 and 20, nymph, emergers, duns and spinners
Hendricksons/Red Quills: 12/14, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Gray Drakes, size 10/12, nymphs and spinners
Brown Drakes, size 10, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners (east branch)
Eastern Green Drakes, size 8/10, numphs, emergers, duns and spinners (east branch)
American March Browns, size 10/12, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Green Sedge (caddis), size 14/16, larva, pupa and adults
Dark Blue Sedge, size 14, 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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