Cold, rain, hail, and wind have fish scattered and reluctant to feed. Rivers are still high but clearing. An exploratory trip with 7-wt. sink-tip line and dark size-8 streamers produced three male white bass. Drove to a small pond to catch largemouths to 13 inches from the deepest portion of a mud flat in 3 to 4 feet of water on a size-4 chartreuse Bass Bully.