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Delaware River, New York - Fishing Report -
20, 2017
The river is in good shape except below the Beaverkill confluence. The
Beaverkill is high and bringing in a lot of water. The West Branch and Main stem
are in good shape with decent stream levels. We received only one good report
this past week. Few anglers are fishing. There are still some good hatches
taking place.

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 for the next week.
Highs will range from 73 to 83
degrees and lows from
49 to 57 degrees.

Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 518 cfs
Level: 8.01 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 55
Clarity: clear
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data At Stilesville NY
Rate: 1910 cfs
Level: 6.94 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 64
Clarity: clear
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data At Lordville NY
Rate: 331 cf
Level: 3.20 ft.
Afternoon Water Temperature: 62
Clarity: clear
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,
Green Sedges (caddisflies) are hatching,
Cinnamon Caddis are hatching
LIght Cahills are hatching, .
Tricos 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.
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
Green Sedge (caddis), size 14/16, larva, pupa and adults
Little Yellow stoneflies, size 16/14, nymphs and adults
Tricos, size 20, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Light Cahills, size 16/14, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Slate Drakes, size 10, 12, nymphs and spinners
Cinnamon Caddis, size 16/18, larva, pupa and adults
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 (
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 (
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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