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Denny Brauer's Accomplishments

Denny BrauerEditor's Note: Denny Brauer, 53, of Camdenton, Missouri, has competed professionally for 23 years. He won the BASS Masters Classic in 1988 and has had 61 Top 10 finishes. A long-time avid angler of Strike King Lures, Brauer also has helped Strike King design some of the company's lures.

Question: How many times have you competed in the BASS Masters Classic?

Answer: I've competed in 17 or 18 Classics.

Question: Tell me a little about your major wins and accomplishments.

Answer: I've been named Angler of the Year on the F.L.W. circuit, and I've won the BASS Masters Classic as well as the Super Bass, Super Stars and MegaBucks tournaments.

Denny BrauerQuestion: How long have you been with Strike King?

Answer: I'm not even sure, probably about 7 or 8 years.

Question: How did that relationship start?

Answer: We decided to get together and try to build the world's best-selling jig, and we accomplished that goal.