Started up river but wasn't seeing much at all, nothing even in the R30-R31 stretch. Cruised up to the Indian Creek area and started seeing more fish but not in schools. They all seemed to be in loose groups. After a few loops around the mouth I headed to the back of Indian Creek. Just past the big bend I got the first fish, a nice 24.5".
There seemed to be some fish piled on the bottom back there so I cast around my lucky white bucktail, letting it settle to the bottom, but got no takers. Trolled my way out and into the main lake heading up river. About halfway between Hatfield and Grimes I got the second fish, an active 22".
Went all the way to Grimes and inside but saw nothing. Started trolling/checking back down toward Hales Ford Bridge. I didn't see anything noteworthy and no bites either. Back at Hales Creek I decided to troll in and check it out. I didn't see much but almost back to the first big right turn I bagged a tuff 21".
I saw a guide boat working the shore with planers so somebody else thought there were fish there too. Two of the three fish hit that blue Bomber long A 3.5" and the third hit a 4.5" Smithwick rogue in the same color pattern (a test lure from Jesse, thanks Jesse). I didn't see a single breaking fish and even the gulls were flustered. No problem, the 70s next week.
See ya out there.