With no rain it hems them in for you. If you can launch your boat
. In the mid 1960's Joe Wheeler Dam had a lock mishap and the lake lost 10 feet or so which cleaned out huge areas of backwater. It stayed this way for about 6 - 7 months from spring to late fall. The grasses and small bushes grew like wildfire. For the next two years the best spawns occured for over fifteen years; either before or after. So maybe there will be a silver lining. Now is a good time to scout out the lake and take pictures for future reference ( GPS the pictures
). One of my friends and I found several spots on Clark's Hill during bad droughts that turned out to be really outstanding. A little brush doesn't hurt either.