The first flakes are falling on us. We're down near the intakes for the dam, which is about a mile away.
Tommy Biffle, one of the home state favorites here, was fishing along the buoys keeping anglers away.
Across the lake is another favorite, Mike McClelland, who's working his way in a deep cove. The jerk bait specialist is doing his thing - very slowly.
The chill has worked through the layers of clothing as more flakes hit the water. The storm is about to hit in earnest, just as the weatherman predicted.