Topics: Denny Brauer

2004 Bassmaster Classic: Brauer's back

Jul 26, 2005

As Brauer enjoyed the view from atop bass-fishing's highest mountains, a wild wave smashed into his boat while he competed in a 1999 tournament on Lake St. Clair near Detroit.

Running the Classic race

Jul 26, 2005

Some anglers have won from the lead, while others have stormed back from behind to claim fishing's biggest prize.

2004 Bassmaster Classic: Omori leads

Jul 26, 2005

Thirty-four-year-old Takahiro Omori, a two-time Classic contender now living in Emory, Texas, became the first Japanese angler to lead the prestigious three-day world championship.

2001 Bassmaster Classic: Chaotic year

Apr 1, 2005

"I have been totally shocked at the magnitude of what winning the Classic has meant." VanDam says. "Without a doubt, bass fishing is far more mainstream than ever before."

2001 Bassmaster Classic: Déjà vu

Mar 25, 2005

With air temperatures pushing the century mark each day and steamy water temperatures above 90 degrees, few bass experts believed the Classic's weight record would fall in the vast Louisiana Delta … except Hite, that is.

Denny Brauer: Back surgery

Mar 25, 2005

Brauer is recovering from back surgery earlier this month aimed at correcting a painful Sciatic nerve problem caused by a bone spur and a calcium deposit that had combined to virtually pinch the nerve off.

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