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Denny Brauer is a celebrated American bass angler and fishing guru. Denny Brauer who used the groundbreaking skill and advanced trick of flipping and pitching to hook a bass during major Bass tournaments and league was subject of honors following his one AOY title and 17 wins in Elite Series. He has now been providing these unique and exceptional skills to the aspiring younger generation anglers who look forward to building a career out of it.

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  • Birthday: February 3, 1949 (Age 68)
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Bass Angler

Family and Personal Life

Denny Brauer is married to wife Shirley Brauer for several years now. Together the beloved couple has a son named Chad who was also a professional angler for quite a few years.

Denny was born in Seward, Nebraska and raised in Camdenton, Missouri. He was four years old when his father died from polio after which the family moved to a home at Seward. Now 68-years-old and prominent name in Bassmaster, he at no time reached the media or took his stardom to expose or exhibit his life and childhood when young. Making his life like an enclosed book, the man took his personal life pretty seriously as he totally concealed the information relating to his childhood giving no chance to the audience for interpretation.  

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  • Parents: N/A
  • Wife: Shirley Brauer
  • Children: Chad Brauer
  • Marital Status: Married

More about the information regarding his scholastic background and academic qualification has also not been revealed yet except for the fact that he dropped out of college one year after the enrollment when realized a true passion for fishing.

The only info about him that’s been no secret to the world is his fondness and warmth for his wife Shirley, who then worked at a bank in Camdenton. Having married back in those days where no sponsorship was available, Denny struggled to make his living but his wife was truly supportive of him.

And even after all these years, they are as close and bliss as back in the days residing in their Southern Texas home on banks of Lake Amistad. Together they have a son Chad who is also a professional angler and father of three children.

Body Measurements and Lifestyle


Denny Brauer is a legend in himself with 6 feet 2 inches height and athletic physique. He is indisputably the greatest and best-looking anglers of all time with the scintillating appearance and approachable personality.

Entrenched with every traits and quality of a grandee, the chap really makes the most desirable man in the planet. His nice gesture to reach and trained every aspiring angler and hone them to be future greatest anglers is what makes him the most unique and preeminent of all.

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  • Height: 6 feet 2 inches (188 cm)
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  • Plastic Surgery: N/A
  • Weight: 102 kg (225 lbs)

What’s more alluring and overwhelming that makes him so popular amid women is his height of 6 feet 2 inches and his sense of humor which is just getting better with each passing time. His dominating appeal, cultured attitude and his crazily awesome style statement makes him a tempting and likable angler even after all these years.

He might be 68, but the folk still acquires the same glow and charm that he possessed during his teenage. With a youthful visage enhanced by radiant skin tone, captivating smile, he doesn’t seem to age at all through all this time.

Being an angler, it would be no surprise if learned that he is a fervent traveler who keeps on wandering around lakes and rivers in order to catch a fish. But besides fishing, he is passionate about trophy deer hunting and whenever gets time, he walks through the forest aiming to chase plenty of them.

Professional Career

Denny Brauer is most cherished and appreciated for his remarkable victory in Bassmaster Classic. Though he is retired now, Denny, however, has left a glorious legacy and inspiration behind looking which many ambitious anglers’ attempts to pursue a career in fishing

Denny was 29 when he first started his career as an angler participating in the Federation Chapter Championship on Lake Eufaula. Coming from a total opposite business on working in a ranch at west Lincoln to the fishing industry, he struggled quite a bit during his early days.

Career Timeline:

  • 1987: Appeared as a guest on NBC’s Late Night show with David Letterman
  • 2012: Retired from pro angler and Elite series after diagnosed with a sporadic virus

From having financial issues to the difficulties in techniques for fishing, he was fraught with all. But with a dedication and enthusiasm for the business, he learned it soon than expected having embarked on a professional bass tournament two years after on Lake of the Ozarks. This same year he decided to move to Missouri from Nebraska to give a shot to his fishing career and compete in pro bass tournaments.

In 1984, he scored his first win, the Texas Invitational held on Sam Rayburn Reservoir and since then he was dominating the business by claiming every other title of B.A.S.S tournament. After winning the major title of U.S. Bass Angler of the Year, he made his first appearance on NBC’s late-night talk show ‘Late Show with David Letterman’, becoming the first pro-angler to feature in the show.

In the show, he makes an attempt to coach Ozzy Osbourne, an English singer, and actor with a fine art of flipping. In the late 90s, Denny scored his major triumph to the date by claiming the title of Bassmaster Classic organized on High Rock Lake in Greensboro, North Carolina. During his entire career, Denny secured a first-place finish on Elite Series and one AOY title.

He announced his retirement from professional bass competition and Elite Series in 2012 after diagnosed with a rare virus which damaged half capacity of his lungs and heart. For his remarkable contribution in the field, he was inducted into the Professional Bass Fishing Hall of Fame.

Salary and Net Worth 2018

Denny Brauer net worth and salary per annum are yet to be revealed. Denny, having a professional career in fishing for more than three decades and winning bevy of major tournaments has most possibly earned him decent wealth.

The legendary and most reminisced angler of all time has, however, hoarded $2,579,393 worth prize money following his the major titles win at Bass tournaments. At presents, he resides in his Southern Texas home along with his wife Shirley.

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