Delaware River, West Branch

Tip of the week 
Techniques 

they have upped the release and most of the west branch and main stem is unwadable. your best bet is to try to get in a boat and throw some streamers in the morning and look for some rizeing heads in the evening. Mid day guys have been having good luck nymphing and swinging some soft hackles. Pheasant tails, stone fly nymphs, caddis pupa...

Seven-day forecast 

Next week things are looking better. We will have warmer and drier weather which should help get these water levels down a bit and hopefully make the river system a little more manageable for drifting or wading

Conditions 
Must Have Flies 
Bead Head Stonefly Black 8-18 Buy from Orvis.com
Tunghead Prince Peacock 8-18 Buy from Orvis.com
T.H. Soft Hackle Caddis Pupa Charcoal/Tan 14-18 Buy from Orvis.com
Moto's Minnow Black Or Olive 2-8 Buy from Orvis.com
Zonker Black or White 2-8 Buy from Orvis.com
Freshwater Clouser Black or White 2-8 Buy from Orvis.com
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