Benton Parrott is a North Carolina native who currently resides in South Alabama. His time on the water is spent fishing the Gulf from the panhandle of Florida to the coast of Louisiana. He has been competing in kayak fishing tournaments as a Hobie team member since 2010. He has won 4 National titles and 2 National AOY awards with the IFA. He has competed as a Team USA member 5 times at Hobie Worlds.