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5/10/1988

Drew Benton

Drew  Benton

Info

Hometown Panama City, Florida
Age 33
Former Occupation Longshoreman (crane operator)
Height 6' 0''
Weight 190 lbs.

Stats

Top 10 Finishes (Wins)* 11 (2) As of 9/20/2019
Career Earnings* $647,009 As of 9/20/2019
Current World Rank 77
Current Bassmaster Standing 30 (546 points)
Best Finish in 2021 14 - Neely Henry Lake, 5/6/2021
Best Finish in 2020 3 - Lake Eufaula, 6/10/2020
Last 3 Finishes 94 - St. Lawrence River, 7/15/2021
33 - Lake Champlain, 7/8/2021
27 - Lake Ray Roberts, 6/11/2021
Bassmaster Classics Fished (Won) 2 (0) As of 9/20/2019
FLW Championships Fished (Won) 1 (0) As of 9/20/2019

Angling Stuff

Angling Hero Andy Morgan – "He's a super nice guy and he catches them everywhere we go."
Home Lake Seminole
Favorite Lake Seminole
Least Favorite Lake Beaver
Favorite Technique Sight-fishing
Primary Fishing Strength Fishing vegetation
Secondary Fishing Strength Shallow water power-fishing
Biggest Weakness Deep, clear spotted bass fisheries
Boat Phoenix
Motor Mercury
Fishing Sponsors Phoenix Boats, Mercury, Bagley, Phenix Rods, Lew's (reels), Costa, Big Bite Baits, Millennium Marine, Lowrance, Nichols Lures, Power-Pole, Seaguar, Owner hooks, Elite Tungsten
Non-Fishing Sponsors DECKED, Nu-Threadz
Tow Vehicle (Sponsor) Toyota Tundra

Personal Stuff

Favorite Food Grilled back strap (venison)
Favorite Music Country
When Not Fishing "I love to hunt deer, turkey, and ducks and spend time with family."
Why He Fishes "I have always wanted to make a living fishing. I am a very competitive person and I enjoy the challenge."
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Tournament Finishes
(Only recent tournaments are included. Not necessarily a career listing.)
Date Tour Event Place
7/15/2021 BElite St. Lawrence River 94  
7/8/2021 BElite Lake Champlain 33  
6/11/2021 BElite Lake Ray Roberts 27  
5/20/2021 BElite Lake Guntersville 25  
5/6/2021 BElite Neely Henry Lake 14  
4/22/2021 BElite Lake Fork 19  
4/8/2021 BElite Sabine River 49  
3/18/2021 BElite Pickwick Lake 47  
2/25/2021 BElite Tennessee River 55  
2/11/2021 BElite St. Johns River 27  
11/5/2020 BElite Lake Fork 69  
10/16/2020 BElite Lake Chickamauga 74  
10/8/2020 BElite Santee Cooper Lakes 20  
9/30/2020 BElite Lake Guntersville 73  
8/20/2020 BElite Lake St. Clair 19  
7/30/2020 BElite Lake Champlain 47  
7/23/2020 BElite St. Lawrence River 31  
6/10/2020 BElite Lake Eufaula 3  
3/6/2020 BElite Lake Guntersville 29  
2/6/2020 BElite St. Johns River 25  
9/28/2019 BElite Lake St. Clair 33  
9/19/2019 BElite Lake Tenkiller 31  
8/22/2019 BElite Cayuga Lake 19  
8/15/2019 BElite St. Lawrence River 17  
6/21/2019 BElite Lake Guntersville 13  
5/2/2019 BElite Lake Fork 10  
4/11/2019 BElite Winyah Bay 37  
4/4/2019 BElite Lake Hartwell 20  
3/15/2019 BElite Tennessee River 32  
2/14/2019 BElite Lake Lanier 36  
2/7/2019 BElite St. Johns River 21  
8/23/2018 BElite St. Lawrence River 63  
6/29/2018 BElite Lake Oahe 51  
6/21/2018 BElite Mississippi River 33  
6/7/2018 BElite Sabine River 54  
5/17/2018 BElite Lake Travis 1  
5/4/2018 BElite Kentucky Lake 45  
4/26/2018 BElite Grand Lake 73  
2/8/2018 BElite Lake Martin 101  
8/24/2017 BElite Lake St. Clair 87  
7/27/2017 BElite Lake Champlain 20  
7/20/2017 BElite St. Lawrence River 42  
6/2/2017 BElite Lake Dardanelle 83  
5/17/2017 BElite Sam Rayburn Reservoir 40  
4/27/2017 BElite Ross Barnett Reservoir 59  
4/6/2017 BElite Toledo Bend Reservoir 27  
3/24/2017 BElite Lake Conroe 18  
2/23/2017 BElite Lake Okeechobee 96  
2/9/2017 BElite Cherokee Lake 92  
9/15/2016 BElite Mille Lacs Lake 9  
9/8/2016 BElite Mississippi River 59  
8/11/2016 BElite Potomac River 29  
6/23/2016 BElite Cayuga Lake 8  
6/8/2016 BElite Lake Texoma 46  
5/12/2016 BElite Toledo Bend Reservoir 27  
4/28/2016 BElite Wheeler Lake 83  
4/21/2016 BElite Bull Shoals/Norfork Lakes 27  
4/7/2016 BElite Winyah Bay 44  
3/17/2016 BElite St. Johns River 4  
6/25/2015 FLWT Potomac River 54  
6/11/2015 FLWT Lake Chickamauga 117  
5/14/2015 FLWT Lake Eufaula 37  
4/23/2015 FLWT Beaver Lake 153  
3/26/2015 FLWT Lewis Smith Lake 8  
3/5/2015 FLWT Lake Toho 64  
6/26/2014 FLWT Kentucky Lake 58  
6/5/2014 FLWT Pickwick Lake 57  
4/10/2014 FLWT Beaver Lake 53  
3/27/2014 FLWT Sam Rayburn Reservoir 100  
3/6/2014 FLWT Lake Hartwell 105  
2/6/2014 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 92  
8/15/2013 FLWT Red River 39  
6/27/2013 FLWT Lake Chickamauga 84  
6/6/2013 FLWT Grand Lake 72  
5/16/2013 FLWT Lake Eufaula 68  
4/11/2013 FLWT Beaver Lake 29  
3/7/2013 FLWT Lewis Smith Lake 15  
2/7/2013 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 1  


*BASS events (all events because BASS does not report Tour and Open earnings separately) and FLW Tour.

Biographical data last updated: 11/17/2017

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