Denny Brauer • Professional Bass Fisherman

Personal Information

Bass Fisherman, TV Fishing Host, and Author
Residence: Camdenton, Missouri.

On the Fly

    Denny Brauer
  • Ranked first in career winnings with over $1.8 million dollars on the B.A.S.S. Circuit and also holds the single season money winnings record.
  • March 2004 – Champion of the BASS Tournament Trail Lake Eufala,
    AL event.
  • September 2003 – Champion of the BASS Open tournament
    on Lake Wheeler, AL.
  • May 2002 – Champion of the B.A.S.S. Tournament Trail season- ending tournament on Lake Eufala, AL Fifteen time winner on the highly competitive B.A.S.S. tournament trail.
  • 2000 – Tallied 98 points on Tour and finished in the Top 100 for the fifth straight year.
  • 1999 – Finished the season ranked 39th on Tour with 115 points
    and 41 bass caught.
  • 1998 – Named FLW Tour Angler of the Year.
  • 1998 – Winner of bass fishing’s most prestigious tournament, the BASS Masters Classic.
  • 1998 – Collected 358 points and was the #1 ranked bass fisherman / Wal-Mart FLW Tour.
  • 1987 – Earned the coveted B.A.S.S. Angler of the Year title.
  • Victorious at the prestigious MegaBucks and Superstars tournaments.
  • Hosts own TV show on ESPN2 entitled “The Bass Class with Denny Brauer”.
  • Started professional bass fishing career in 1980.


  • First fisherman ever to be featured on a Wheaties Box.
  • Created two videos and authored two books, “Denny Brauer’s Winning Tournament".
  • "Tactics” and “Denny Brauer’s Jig Fishing Secrets,” to educate people on the sport of bass fishing.
  • Popularized the fishing techniques of “flipping and pitching”.
  • Active seminar speaker
  • Tests and designs new fishing products for his wide array of sponsors.


  • Bass Pro Shops
  • Dual-Pro Chargers
  • Evinrude Outboards
  • Humminbird Depth Finders
  • Ranger Boats
  • Daiwa Rods and Reels
  • Strike King Lures
  • Stren Fishing Lines
  • Tru-Tungsten
  • Mustad Hooks
  • Discover the Outdoors Videos
  • Oxygenator & U2

The Word on Brauer

How many times have we all wondered…’Where have you gone Joe DiMaggio?’ I believe he has gone bass fishing. A nation of sportsmen can thank you for giving our children a wholesome hero to admire.

Michael Volpe

Bass Fishing Techniques Seminar Attendee