The two days prior to opener will be the coldest days of the winter so far. That may have a lock jaw effect on the trout.
Don't hit the water before 10am and pick a short stretch to fish.
NEW YEAR’S EVE (THURSDAY):
Variably cloudy and seasonably cold.
NEW YEAR’S DAY (FRIDAY):
Partly sunny and cold.
Variably cloudy, breezy and seasonably cold.
Mostly sunny and a little milder.
Scout the day before around 10am to see what time the shell ice comes off.
Target slow deep water with a feed funnel near to it.
Remember big, deep and slow.