Fred Roumbanis was not far from Grigsby, but he only has one keeper in the livewell. Once again, the topic worth noting is the water level. Boom Boom mentioned a significant drop in water throughout his area.
From barbequed rice to burgers made of fresh ground chuck -- this portion of the Arkansas River features good eats and a healthy fishery too.
Found Shaw Grisgby and he was not happy with his morning so far. "I've caught 1 non-keeper and I've lost about 4 or 5 fish I've hooked." He said they have dropped a foot of water or so out of his area.
Mark Davis, the AOY leader, heard a lot of life in some old roosters up the hill from where he was fishing. "I don't know what I did - they've been going crazy all morning," he said.
Here's a GoPro perspective of the takeoff festivities.