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2016 Top Gun Team Member Profile - Benton Parrott

Benton Parrott

Home waters: The Southern US, All of It

The tournament tally is unbelievable. Benton Parrott is a three time IFA Kayak Tour champion. He’s won his way onto Team USA for the Hobie Fishing World Championship a sterling four times. There’s no more consistent top performer when it comes to bull reds and gator trout. Yet it’s the simple pleasures that keep him coming back – the thrill of the hunt and sharing water time with friends and loved ones.

Articles by Benton Parrott

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Stalking Panhandle Tarpon in the Dark

When it comes to sight casting tarpon at night in the panhandle of Florida it doesn’t get any better than Marty Mood.
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Popping Panama Yellowfin

I had the privilege of fishing at Los Buzos Lodge in Cambutal, Panama with a great group of anglers this summer. I knew a lot of the names through social ...
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Can’t Catch Fish from the Couch

It is Tuesday night. I am already planning for the weekend with fellow Hobie team member Ryan McNeal. We are watching radar and wind reports from South Florida to Texas ...
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Getting Started in Tournament Fishing

One of Hobie Fishing's top competitive anglers shares how to develop a winning tournament edge.
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The Largest Speckled Trout

I grew up fishing off the coast of North Carolina and since then fished my way across the entire coast to Texas. One of the places I haven’t fished yet ...
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