Practice days before the Classic aren't limited by anything but a willingness to stay out on Grand Lake. Several anglers practiced from daylight until dark, including Randy Howell.
Ike made a move downlake, but his preferred spot was already occupied, possibly by Christie.
With another frigid start - in the low 20s - Saturday is forecast to get relatively smokin' hot - mid 40s by mid-afternoon. But the combination of a warming trend and no wind could make for a tougher fishing than Friday, when it took 21 pounds, 8 ounces to lead the Bassmaster Classic.
Wild expectations changed into high probabilities overnight at Grand Lake on Day One of the Bassmaster Classic.
Get a sneak peak at the action behind the cameras on Day One of the Bassmaster Classic.
Shots from Day One of the 2013 Bassmaster Classic.
The first day of competition commences on Grand Lake O' the Cherokees.