Ice in the guides is causing some issues. Bobby Lane made a cast with his crankbait and watched it sail into the distance when his line snapped. He said it was one of his good ones, so he set out to search; fortunately, it didn't take long before he spotted it among the waves.
Just because there's snow falling on Tulsa and Grand Lake, no one should start thinking about helicopters to get the Classic competitors to the official weigh-ins, or some such, like The Rolling Stones' appearance at Altamont. Thursday's weather forecast isn't much better than today's. But no one will be going to the lake; it's media day in Tulsa. The latest forecast for the three-day tournament is as follows: Friday: High 37, low 20, 0% precipitation possibility, NW winds at 8 mph;
You know it's cold when you can write on your boat!
I am on the water with Takahiro Omori. Now it started snow on the lake. COLD! His rod guides get ice every once in a while. After a couple of hours, this is what Omori's boat looked like:
Forget Tulsa time. Focus on Tulsa temps.
Anglers begin the final day of practice before Day One of the Bassmaster Classic.
This is the view of Todd Ruffin, a photojournalist from Tulsa's News on 6, who's riding along today with Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Bassmaster Classic qualifer Matt Lee. We hope Ruffin is as bundled up as Lee is!
The snow is still heavy but it's getting wetter and therefore less comfortable.
Classic records get broken just about every year. Which ones will be in jeopardy this year?