Billy Hurt is currently a member of the Ranger Boats Pro Staff and Pro staff of C&O Marine. He guides on Kentucky Lake. He began his professional fishing career in 1993 with Bassmasters, qualifying for the Bassmaster Elite Series.
Billy has also fished FLW tournaments and numerous tournament trails on Kentucky Lake. He was the Tennessee State champion and Southern Division champion in 1999.
Billy is the original owner and builder of Basstubs by Hurt Promotions fishing tanks. He has appeared at many fishing and outdoor shows presenting fishing seminars.