Ben Levin was born and raised in Arkansas and grew up catching trout and smallmouth bass in the White River system since age five. He has been guiding professionally for over 16 years and has guided in Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, and Alaska, as well as his native Arkansas. Ben has a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Arkansas. He guides full time on the White and Norfork tailwaters, as well as for smallmouth bass across the Ozarks. Ben lives on Crooked Creek near Yellville where he guides, fishes, writes, takes pictures, hunts critters, all with his chocolate lab, Soco.