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.
Gene Gilliland, a fisheries biologist who has studied Grand Lake for 30 years, shares his perspective on what it takes to win there.
There will be a real-time scoreboard at the 2013 Bassmaster Classic, but the 53 competitors won't see it during competition. That ruling, made Thursday, ended two days of considerable angler anxiety.
Several pros were late arrivals for the 7 a.m. take-off.
We're halfway back to Tulsa from the Grand Lake launch ramp, and it's a winter wonderland.
While the weather won't be as apocalyptic as many fear it' will challenging. When asked if he was concerned about ice on the launch ramp, frozen boat locker lids and frigid hands, Iaconelli replied, "All of the above.”