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After the all-day rains yesterday the rivers are still in good shape considering with all of them fishable by boat with not a lot of stain from the rain and runoff. The upper West Branch at Stilesville is running 1450 cfs and 60 degrees and downriver at Hale Eddy we have 2550 cfs and 59 degrees. The West Branch’s stain to the water hasn’t changed too much with the rain, still offering a few feet of visibility, good water for streamers. The East Branch at Harvard is now running 1270 cfs and 57 degrees and the lower East Branch at...

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Another cloudy day today with temps reaching the mid-70’s by mid-day with no rain in the forecast until Thursday. The rivers continue to drop slowly but with the generous releases out of both reservoirs they still are unwadeable for most. The upper East Branch at Stilesville is running 1470 cfs and 61 degrees and down at Hale Eddy we have 2050 cfs and 61 degrees as well with good stain throughout the river. The upper East Branch at Harvard is running 1030 cfs and 57 degrees while down at Fishs’ Eddy we have 1900 cfs and 55 degrees and is...

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Today is starting out cloudy with temps in the low 60’s after a warm night last night and clouds all day today. The river levels haven’t changed too much over the weekend and the fishing was good, mostly with streamers and a few dries in the afternoon. Stilesville on the upper West is running 1470 cfs and 60 degrees and down at Hale Eddy we have 2100 cfs and 60 degrees as well. The West Branch is still running with a good stain to the water, normal for this time of year, but it’s actually beneficial for the streamer fishing....

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This morning we have some good cloud cover to start the weekend with temps in the low 50’s currently and moving into the mid-60’s this afternoon. The rivers did continue to drop a bit over the last 24 hours, bringing Stilesville on the upper West Branch to 1490 cfs and 61 degrees and down at Hale Eddy we have 2270 cfs and 60 degrees. The West is definitely too high to wade for most and is pretty turbid with a few feet of visibility, perfect for those who are looking to throw streamers along with some bugs in the afternoon...

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Today is starting out nice and sunny with a good forecast the next few days with no rain in the immediate forecast. We did get a bit of rain yesterday, mid-day for a few hours, which brought the rivers up slightly but they are all still fishable and are in pretty good shape. The upper West Branch at Stilesville is running 1490 cfs and 61 degrees and downriver at Hale Eddy we have 2420 cfs and 59 degrees. There is, and there will be for a while, a pretty good stain to the West Branch coming out of the reservoir...

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