I used cut and live shad today and the white perch wouldn't leave them alone. The fishing was very slow compared to how it has been. One guy that fishes there for blues regularly fished the whole length of the lake and only got one small flathead. I caught one blue about 15 lbs, 2 around 8 or 10 lbs., some smaller blues, and one small flathead. Some water was running into Badin through #1 floodgate. Not a lot but more than normal and enough to attract shad. No turbines ran today. Never heard the bell to run water.