Arey, Lester, and Mosley talk turkeys and Hartwell
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North Carolina’s Matt Arey, Tennessee’s Brandon Lester, and Mississippi’s Brock Mosley all agree on two things, a Toyota Tundra is their choice of tow vehicle, and no season beats turkey season.
Q: What’s your favorite thing about Lake Hartwell?
Arey:It’s only 1 hour and 40 minutes from home, so my wife Emily and daughters Reese and Wren get to be here with me this week.
Lester:It’s a huge reservoir, so everybody can spread out.
Mosley:I love that it’s full of fish.
Q: How much weight do you think the guy in first place will have on Day 1?
Arey:18 pounds 12 ounces
Q: What percentage of the bass weighed in this week will be caught from visible spawning beds?
Mosley:30% – and I feel like most of those will get caught on Day 1
Q: If you could only have one lure for the rest of your life to catch a bass from a spawning bed, what lure would you choose?
Arey:Lunker Hunt 5” Lunker Stick in a color called “leech”
Lester:X Zone Lures 6” Fat Finesse wacky worm with a nail weight in the head of it.
Mosley:NetBait Paca Slim Craw. A lot of guys use white, but I prefer green pumpkin.
Q:It’s the start of baseball season, NFL draft season, the Masters Tournament, and March Madness. Which interest you most, and why?
Arey:Can I say turkey season, or spawning largemouth season?
Lester:None of the above – it’s turkey season.
Mosley:I played college baseball at Delta State, but I prefer turkey season over all those others.
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