Greg Hackney is wearing a neoprene suit from Stormr to stay toasty.
Perpetual kid-at-heart Shaw Grigsby took a running start and tried to ice-skate down the walkway to the dock.
Tracy Adams used the same tools as many other competitors yesterday-- namely, crankbaits and jigs-- but a late-day switch to a jig allowed him to make two good culls.
Dave Mercer doesn't expect to be cold today. Is it because he's from Canada? Possibly, but more likely because "it's always 80 degrees and sunny in the arena."
Myron Shetler of Dover, Ohio, lives near Elite Series pro Fletcher Shryock ("We call him 'Little Ike'").
Three year old Emory Tidwell of Muskogee woke up at 3:30 to come cheer on home state favorite Tommy Biffle.
The original forecast told us that it would be warmer today, but the initial "exposed skin test" tells me that it's every bit as cold.