It's closing in on 11 o'clock, when Alton Jones says this place "comes alive," and he just put his third bass in the livewell.
Jones catches second as he fishes slow
Alton Jones just got a shot of confidence. His first fish of a the day - a 2.5-pounder - which came on a six-inch Yum Dinger at 8:30.
Here's how slowly Alton Jones is working his way through this shallow spawning flat. It just took him a minute and 20 seconds between casts, and he's not making long casts.
Alton Jones isn't going to be burning any gas today. He's in a narrow cut across from the Red River South Marina - a shallow, narrow cut.
With a north wind blowing strong prior to Friday’s Day One takeoff of the Bassmaster Classic, the fish-catching prospects weren’t great.
Steve Kennedy thought he could catch at least 10 or 12 pounds in McDade Lake this morning. And getting bites here hasn't been a problem. He just hasn't landed anything of significance.