Copyright 2017 James Marsh
Free Shipping Continental U. S.
100% Satisfaction Guaranteed
Delaware River, New York - Fishing Report -
October
22, 2017
The river is in good shape in all sections. The East Branch is a little low but the
West Branch and Main stem are about normal levels. We had two good reports
from customers fishing this past week. There are some good Blue-winged olives,
Mahogany duns and Great Autumn Brown sedges hatching.

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 from Tuesday through
Thursday,
then clear for the next week. Highs will range from 53 to 68 degrees
and lows from 3
5 to 57 degrees.


Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 788 cfs
Level: 8.34 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 50
Clarity: clear
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data At Stilesville NY
Rate: 1260 cfs
Level: 6.40 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 64
Clarity: clear
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data At Lordville NY
Rate: 77.5 cf
Level: 2.27 ft.
Afternoon Water Temperature: 51
Clarity: clear
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data At Harvard NY
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
Midges, creams, light greens and reds or blood midges are hatching. Fish the larva and
pupa in tandem. Fish adults when you see them on the surface. Aquatic Worms are
working.
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
Great Autumn Brown Sedges are hatching.
Mahogany duns are hatching.
Slate Drakes are hatching.
Little Yellow stoneflies are hatching. Golden stoneflies are hatching.
Terrestrials such as Japanese beetles, Carpenter ants, and Grass hoppers are working.
Midges: Blood (Red), sizes 20, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Cream, size 20, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Light Green, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Black Matuka and Olive Matuka Sculpin, size 4/6
Blue-winged Olives: size 18 and 16, nymph, emergers, duns and spinners
Aquatic Worms, size 12, pink, red, and others
Great Autumn Brown Sedges, size 10, pupa and adults
Slate Drakes, size 10, 12, nymphs and spinners
Mahogany duns, 18, nymphs, emergers,duns and spinners
Sandwich Hoppers, size 8-12, brown and green
Carpenter Ants, size 18/16, black
Japanese Beetles, size 16/14
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.

All orders are shipped free in the
U. S. Orders over $50 are shipped via
Priority Mail.  
Fly Fishing Delaware River, New York
A description of the Delaware River,
Guide to fly fishing the Delaware River,
Delaware River fishing seasons, and
much more