McDade is slow at the moment, in fish catches, angler and spectator traffic. Randy Howell is leaving, too, citing a slow bite. He's going to Bobo's, an area across the river in the north part of Caspiana, where Skeet Reese won the 2009 Classic.
Allan Glasgow, Andrew Upshaw, Mike Iaconelli, Aaron Martens and Steve Kennedy are sticking it out here -- for now. There's a slight chop on the water now, so maybe things will pick up. The sun is high and the sky is cloudless.