Ben and his Family
Ben grew up fishing Lake of the Ozarks in Camdenton, Missouri. He began fishing local clubs and charity events.
Ben began fishing professional circuits in 2000, including BASS, Heartland Tournament Trail, and Central Pro/Am circuits. Ben has several top 5 finishes in BASS Federation events and he is a 12 time BASS Federation state championship qualifier.
In the past ten years, Ben has conducted many seminars at sport shows, teaching people to fish, motivating people to go fishing and get involved in the sport. He is a local youth fishing director for the Camdenton Castaways Bass Club. Ben has been featured in BASS Times Magazine, Fox News, and the World Fishing Network.
Ben is currently sponsored by Humminbird, Minn Kota, Plano, Rapala, Storm, VMC, Sufix, Lurelocker and Lews.
In 2013 Ben qualified for his 12th BASS Federation state championship.
In 2016 Ben will be competing is the Bass Pro Shops B.A.S.S. Central Division Circuit.
Ben is married to Missey and has two young daughters.