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Drew Benton

Drew  Benton


Hometown Panama City, Florida
Age 29
Former Occupation Longshoreman (crane operator)
Height 6' 0''
Weight 190 lbs.


Top 10 Finishes (Wins)* 5 (1) As of 7/6/2016
Career Earnings* $297,514 As of 7/6/2016
Current World Rank 64
Current Bassmaster Standing 83 (269 points)
Best Finish in 2017 18 - Lake Conroe, 3/24/2017
Best Finish in 2016 4 - St. Johns River, 3/17/2016
Last 3 Finishes 83 - Lake Dardanelle, 6/2/2017
40 - Sam Rayburn Reservoir, 5/17/2017
59 - Ross Barnett Reservoir, 4/27/2017
Bassmaster Classics Fished (Won) 0 (0) As of 7/6/2016
FLW Championships Fished (Won) 1 (0) As of 7/6/2016

Angling Stuff

Angling Hero Andy Morgan Ė "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 Bass Assassin, Phenix Rods, Odyssey Batteries, Costa Del Mar, Elite Tungsten, Bagley, Power-Pole, Lowrance
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
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: 4/30/2013

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