Delaware River, East Branch, New York Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Delaware River, East Branch, New York Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Delaware River, East Branch is currently Excellent

Water flow: Harvard: 475 cfs; Fishes Eddy: 1200 cfs

Visibility: 60 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 47 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: all day

Best stretch: The whole river

Best access point: All DEC access points

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Blue wing olives Early stne flies

Fish species: Wild Brown & RainbowTrout

Fishing season: April 1 to October 15 from Downsville to Shinhopple. 4/1 to 11/30 from Shinhopple to Hancock

Nearest airport: Binghamton Airport (BGM), Binghamton, New York

Person Fishing in a stream

Delaware River, East Branch Description

The East Branch is a tailwater beginning at Pepacton reservoir and continuing for 27 miles where it joins with the West Branch at the town of Hancock, NY and forms the main stem of the Delaware River. In character this river can be broken into two distinct sections, the upper East Branch and the lower East Branch.

Starting at the reservoir and flowing for 15 miles to its junction with the Beaverkill, ...

Techniques & Tips

Streamers or nymphs, either euro style or indicator fashion.

7-Day Forecast

Fishing will continue to pick up as the days get longer and the weather warms. Dry flies will become more of a thing.


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