Lance Freeman of Murray State thinks he knows the reason for the rain.
It's going to be a wet Day 1 of the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship on Green River Lake as a rain and thunderstorm system looms overhead.
This sweet cat was patrolling the parking lot and launch area. He was a good-natured kitty, but many of the anglers whose paths he crossed likely think he brought them some bad luck.
With the fishing as dismal as many of the competitors are saying it was during practice, anglers were probably hoping for more shooting stars this morning and fewer black cats.
Sean Cummins and Maurice Hudson are boat No. 5 in the lineup. They were smiling from ear to ear with only seconds to go before takeoff.
Anderson Aldag and Lee Mattox of the University of Alabama with a solid start.
89 teams head out as Day 1 takeoff gets underway.
College competitors put in this morning on Green River Lake, kicking off the championship in the rain.
"When fishing gets tough, find a rope swing with over a quarter of the field."
Update by Tyler Anderson