Tommy Bench

Meet Guide Tommy Bench

Meet Guide Tommy Bench and Gasconade River Guide

Gasconade River Guide is owned and operated by Captain Tommy Bench, a highly experienced fishing guide with 16 years of experience. Captain Bench has built a reputation as one of the most skilled guides in the Missouri area, with a vast knowledge of the Gasconade River and its surrounding areas.

Captain Bench's passion for fishing and his deep understanding of the river's ecosystem make him an invaluable resource for anyone looking to explore the river's vast offerings. His expertise has earned him numerous accolades, including several tournament wins, making him a highly sought-after guide for anyone looking to catch smallmouth bass in the Gasconade River.

Gasconade River Guide offers four different boat options for clients to choose from, including two jet boats and two Jon boats. The boats are all equipped with top-of-the-line fishing gear, ensuring that clients have everything they need to make their trip a success.

Captain Bench and his team are dedicated to providing clients with an unforgettable experience on the Gasconade River. Whether it's a day trip or a multi-day excursion, Gasconade River Guide is committed to providing clients with the highest level of service and support.

Clients who choose Gasconade River Guide can expect to create lasting memories and have the opportunity to catch some of the biggest and most elusive smallmouth bass in the area. With Captain Bench's expertise and the company's commitment to providing clients with a top-notch experience, there's no better way to explore the Gasconade River.

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Expertise & Attributes

17 Years of Experience

fishing Attributes

Master Guide
Nature / Wildlife Views
Freshwater Fishing
Good with New Anglers
Good with Families
Good with Kids

Gear & Equipment

Available Fishing Gear


Good to Knows

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle


What to Bring

Snacks & Drinks

Wear Weather-Appropriate CLothing

Sun Protection (Sunscreen, Sunglasses & Hats)

Valid Fishing License

DEPOSIT: A deposit is required for all bookings and will be applied at checkout

BALANCE: The remaining balance is due on the trip date as either Credit or Cash.

GUEST CANCELLATION: In the event that you must cancel your booking, you must do so 14 days prior to your trip date to receive a refund on your deposit. Rescheduling is encouraged and dependent on guide availability.

GUIDE CANCELLATION: In the rare event that your guide must cancel due to inclement weather, health, or equipment issues, you will have the option to reschedule your charter for a later date or receive a refund on your deposit.

TIPPING: Tips to your guide are greatly appreciated for your quality trip.